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Reanalysis of Selected Archived NURE-HSSR Sediment and Soil Samples from Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
1976
Revision
2018-05-25
Revision
2018-08-13
Revision
2018-10-11
Revision
2019-06-21
Revision
2019-10-01
Last Revision
2020-07-10

Citation

Smith, S.M., Azain, J.S., Bueghly, Z.C., and Olinger, D.A., 2018, Reanalysis of Selected Archived NURE-HSSR Sediment and Soil Samples from Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah (ver. 6.0, July 2020): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7765DHF.

Summary

Beginning in November of 2015, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) undertook a project to reanalyze approximately 60,000 archived sample splits collected as part of the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance (HSSR) project from selected areas in Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. A small amount (approximately 0.25 g) of sieved -75 micron sample material was retrieved from the USGS National Geochemical Sample Archive for geochemical analysis. These samples were analyzed for 51 elements under a Technical Assistance Agreement with a third party by ALS Global laboratories using their ultra-trace four-acid-digestion dual-mode inductively coupled plasma [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Steven M Smith
Process Contact :
Steven M Smith
Originator :
Steven M Smith, Jaime S Azain, Zachary C Bueghly, Danielle A Olinger
Metadata Contact :
Steven M Smith
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS Mission Area :
Energy and Minerals
SDC Data Owner :
Mineral Resources Program
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase

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NURE_Reanalysis_DataDictionary_20200619.csv 32.81 KB
Reanalyzed_NURE-HSSRv6.0.accdb 42.85 MB
Reanalyzed_NURE-HSSRv6.0.csv 26.86 MB
ChangeinDetectionLimit.csv 537 Bytes
Metadata_NURE_Reanalysis_20200626.html 74.57 KB
USGS_Reanalyzed NURE Revision History.txt 4.69 KB
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Purpose

The purpose of this data release is to make the reanalyzed NURE-HSSR data publicly available. The data from this effort complements the NURE-HSSR database (Smith, 1997) and analytical data from other existing USGS data sets. These data may be useful for facilitating geologic mapping, mineral resource assessments and favorability, definition of geochemical baseline values and statistics, environmental impact assessments, and studies in medical geology.

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