Sites; Link Sites; Other
Sites of Interest
Anatomy of a Mine
Detailed text on just about everything to do with mining in the US. Includes
topics from prospecting through to reclamation.
Techniques *** (2)
Brief descriptions of geological, geophysical and geochemical techniques.
Introduction to Coal *** (3)
Excellent detailed information on the content and classification of coal.
Mineral and mines database of Australia with an interactive map.
Basic descriptions of the various types of mineral deposits.
Montana *** (6)
From the local Bureau of mines. Aspects affecting this state.
Information *** (7)
Commonly asked questions about coal with details of the Kentucky coalfields.
and Civilisation *** (8)
Tells the story of gold in Australia
in an international context.
Geology and Resource Data Online *** (9)
From the Illinois geological survey, maps
and coal geology.
Australian Mining Industry ** (10)
From Settlement to 2000 (Oct, 2000) **
Prospecting Techniques (11)
Engineering Virtual Library
The UK's internet gateway for mining engineering.
Claims to be the ultimate gateway to worldwide mining information and
One of the best sites for educational mining links.
Mining Educator's website
Links to mining departments worldwide.
Worldwide web site links.
One of the world's best Web jump off point
to Mining Company WebSites. Now contains links to well over 1000 company
home pages at least that many more to other Mining Related WebSites.
Journal *** (18)
Includes book and publication links, project
profiles and worldwide company ansd academic links.
India *** (19)
General site on mining in India with excellent
short summaries on the history of mining worldwide, high tech method of
working coal, mining environment and economic legislation etc
South Africa ** (20)
Good worldwide links but very slow.
Other sites of interest; Mine and Quarry geology worldwide
and Central Africa, Mining Forum
Geology and Mineral deposits
Geology, and Geochemistry of Sedimentary-Rock-Hosted (Carlin-Type)
Gold Deposits in the People's Republic of China and in Nevada, USA
Minerals and the mineral industry
gold mine, Western Australia
Martha Mine, geology, mining and rehabilitation
eastern Finland, Geological development, gold mineralization and exploration
methods in the late Archean Hattu schist belt.
Diamond Potential of Finland: Summary
The Grua Mining District, Norway
Norway, Emerald Mines
Modum, Buskerud, Norway, Magnesite Quarries
Economic gold mineralisation of the Soroki greenstone belt
Devon & Somerset, Geology, Mines, Minerals
and Fossils of Southwest England
A field Trip to Castleton,
Derbyshire. ‘In search of Blue John’
Ross, Geology of the Chalk Quarries
Middlegate Quarry South
Butts Quarry SSSI, Geology
Visit to Boulby
Burn, Gold in Scotland
White Mountains, Copper mining, porphyry deposits.
Mount Airy, granite quarry
Mount Apatite, minerals, feldspar quarries.
Fluorspar, beryllium, and uranium deposits at Spor Mountain, Western Utah
Geology and Ore Deposits of the Timmins District,
Geological Survey, inclusive online mining information
Copper of Sierra Cobre
The main resource for mine, mineral extraction,
mineral mapping and geochemistry of mineral and mining waste deposits,
mainly in the USA, but also worldwide. Selected reports for 2002/2001:
Mapped Minerals at Questa, New Mexico, Using Airbourne Visible-Infrared
Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) Data -- Preliminary Report [New as of 02.04.02]
Arsenic in Rocks and Stream Sediments of the Central Applachian Basin,
Kentucky [WEB ONLY] [New as of 03.12.02]
Historical Trends in U.S. Mineral Statistics for Selected Non-Ferrous
Metals [WEB ONLY] [New as of 03.15.02]
Geologic Cross Sections Showing the Concentrations of As, Cd, Co, Cu,
Cr, Fe, Mo, Ni, Pb, and Zn in Acid-Insoluble Residues of Paleozoic Rocks
within the Doniphan/Eleven Point Ranger District of the Mark Twain National
Forest, Missouri, USA [WEB ONLY] [New as of 02.14.02]
Petrographic and Geochemical Characterization of Ore-bearing Intrusions
of the Noril'sk type, Siberia; With Discussion of Their Origin, Including
Additional Datasets and Core Logs [WEB ONLY] [New as of 02.28.02]
Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan [WEB ONLY] [New as of 03.22.02]
Geochemical Data for Historic Mining Areas, Central Western Slope,
Colorado [WEB ONLY]
Historical Statistics for Mineral Commodities in the United States [WEB
Eagle Mountain Mine -- Geology of the Former Kaiser Steel Operation in
Riverside County, California [WEB ONLY]
Mineral Potential Modelling of Gold and Silver Mineralization in the Nevada
Great Basin -- A GIS-Based Analysis Using Weights of Evidence [WEB ONLY]
Chromite Deposits in Central Part Stillwater Complex, Sweet Grass
County, Montana: A Digital Database for the Geologic Map of the East Slope
of Iron Mountain [WEB ONLY]
Geochemistry of Selected Mercury
Mine-tailings in the Parkfield Mercury District, California [WEB ONLY]
Mineral Resources Out of the Ground . . . Into Our Daily Lives [WEB
Chemical Composition of Samples Collected from Waste Rock Dumps and Other
Mining-Related Features at Selected Phosphate Mines in Southeastern Idaho,
Western Wyoming, and Northern Utah [WEB ONLY] [New as of 02.14.02]
Coal-Bearing Regions and Structural Sedimentary Basins of China and Adjacent
Minerals in Our Environment
Analytical Results for Mine Dump
Samples and Leachate Solutions, Upper Animas River Watershed, San Juan
Ground Geophysical Study of the Buckeye Mine Tailings, Boulder Watershed,
Hydrogeochemical Data for Historic Mining Areas, Humboldt Watershed and
Adjacent Areas, Northern Nevada [WEB ONLY]
Calculation of Coal Resources Using ARC/INFO and EarthVision: Methodology
for the National Coal Resource Assessment
Lithology and Aggregate Quality Attributes for the Digital Geologic Map
of Colorado [PDF format]
Geological and Geophysical Setting of the Gold-Silver Vein Systems of
Unga Island, Southwestern Alaska
Preliminary Publications Book 1 from Project on Mineral Resources, Metallogenesis,
and Tectonics of Northeast Asia
National Coal Resource Assessment Non-Proprietary Data: Location, Stratigraphy,
and Coal Quality for Selected Tertiary Coal in the Northern Rocky Mountains
and Great Plains Region
An Introduction to Sand and Gravel Deposit Models, Front Range Urban Corridor
Assessment of the Coal Resources of the Kyrgyz Republic: Coal Character
and Distribution, Geology, Mining, and Importance, to the Nation's Future
The COALPROD Database: Historical Production Data for the Major Coal-Producing
Regions of the Conterminous United States
Coal Fields of the Conterminous United States
Map Showing Areal Extent of the Pittsburgh Coal Bed and Horizon and Mined
Areas of the Pittsburgh Coal Bed in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia,
Some Industrial Mineral Deposit Models: Descriptive Deposit Models
Characteristics of Mineral Deposit Occurrences
891. Coal Resource Classification System of the U.S. Geological Survey
1178. 1998 Assessment of Undiscovered Deposits of Gold, Silver, Copper,
Lead, and Zinc in the United States [New as of 07-19-01]
The above reports are only a small fracation
of the overall USGS
reports that can be obtained online. For the pre 2001 reports on mines,
mining and the geochemistry of mines and mine waste.