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Author Eros, J. M.
Title Mineral facilities of Africa and the Middle East [electronic resource] / by J.M. Eros and Luissette Candelario-Quintana ; United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, Minerals Information Team.
Imprint [Reston, Va.?] : U.S. Geological Survey, [2006]


 Internet  Electronic Map    AVAILABLE
Edition Version 1.0.
Description 1 electronic map : HTML, digital, PDF file.
Series U.S. Geological Survey open-file report ; 2006-1135.
Note Title from HTML index page (viewed on Aug. 14, 2006).
"March 2006."
Includes text, map poster and spreadsheet.
Mode of access: Internet from the USGS web site. Address as of 9/12/07:; current access via PURL.
System requirements: PC with Internet access, Adobe Acrobat Reader, ability to handle 11.7 MB file, and Microsoft Excell.
Subject Mines and mineral resources -- Africa -- Maps.
Mines and mineral resources -- Middle East -- Maps.
Mines and mineral resources -- Turkey -- Maps.
Contents Insets: Morocco and western Algeria -- Central African Copper Belt -- South Africa centered on the Witwatersrand Basin -- Central Iran -- Zimbabwe.
Summary This map displays over 1,500 mineral facilities in Africa and the Middle East. The mineral facilities include mines, plants, mills, or refineries of aluminum, cement, coal, copper, diamond, gold, iron and steel, nickel, platinum-group metals, salt, and silver among others. The data used in this poster were compiled from multiple sources, including the 2004 USGS Minerals Yearbook (Africa and the Middle East volume), Minerals Statistics and Information from the USGS web site .. and data collected by USGS minerals information country specialists. Data reflect the most recent published table of industry structure for each county. ... See Table 1 for general information about each mineral facility site including country, location and facility name, facility type, latitude, longitude, mineral commodity, mining method, main operating company, status, capacity, and units.
Other Author Candelario-Quintana, Luissette.
U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Information Team.
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Other Title U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Information Team. Mineral facilities of Africa and the Middle East 1 map