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Principal mineral areas of the United States (map).
This map is intended to provide the user with an awareness of where minerals are produced in the United States. It shows the general geographic position of recent mineral producers based on mine employment, quantities of minerals produced by state and commodity, and the geologic formations in which production occurs. This special publication was compiled as a cooperative U.S. Bureau of Mines and Idaho geological survey project.
Mining-industry; Minerals; Mineral-deposits; Geology
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division