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Note: This information is provided for reference purposes only. Although the information provided here was accurate and current when first created, it is now outdated. All the links in the document have been removed.


Hardrock Mining Maps

The following maps illustrate the location of major base metal, precious metal, and industrial rock and mineral producing areas in the United States. These maps are based on 1996 USGS data.

Images have been removed due to broken links.

The information contained on these pages is a general statement of policy. It does not establish or affect legal rights or obligations. It does not establish a binding norm and is not finally determinative of the issues addressed. Agency decisions in any particular case will be made by applying the law and regulations to the specific facts of the case.