Link to USGS home page.
Bulletin 1693
  About USGS /  Science Topics /  Maps, Products & Publications /  Education / FAQ

Mineral Deposit Models

By Dennis P. Cox and Donald A. Singer, Editors

This publication describes the geologic characteristics of a number of specific mineral deposits and their regional geologic environments. The compendium of geologic models presented includes 85 descriptive models giving identifying attributes of the deposit type and 60 grade-tonnage models giving estimated pre-mining tonnage's and grades from over 3900 well-characterized deposits.

For more information about this report contact William D. Heran.

Version 1.0

Posted 1998

Originally published in 1996, this report is presented in Portable Document Format. The latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or similar software is required to view it. If you wish to download the latest version of Acrobat Reader free of charge, click here.


For online viewing and printing.
(The volume consists of 99 separate files and may be navigated by using the "CONTENTS" link located in the Bookmarks Tab on the left side of the PDF. While in the Contents file, the areas highlighted in red are links to the remainder of the volume.)

For online viewing.

USA.gov logo  Take Pride in America button