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Mineral facilities of Latin America and the Caribbean

Metadata Updated: October 29, 2023

This dataset presents information about facilities relating to the mineral industries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Facilities include mines, mineral processing plants (including refineries and smelters), oil and gas field locations, and petroleum refineries. Relevant data fields include the mineral commodity, specific forms of the mineral commodity produced, location information, facility name, operator, ownership of the facility, annual production capacity, operational status, as well as geographic coordinates and locational accuracy. These data are derived from data presented by country by the Global Minerals Analysis section of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Minerals Information Center (NMIC) in Volume III (International Reports) of the annual Minerals Yearbook.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOI EDI

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Identifier USGS:5809354ee4b0f497e78f3f02
Data Last Modified 20230410
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
Metadata Context
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Harvest Source Title DOI EDI
Metadata Type geospatial
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Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > U.S. Geological Survey
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