Hi,

May be of interest : 

2017 Mineral Commodity Summaries: 
https://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/mcs/

US Mines Produced an Estimated $74.6 Billion in Minerals during 2016
https://www.usgs.gov/news/us-mines-produced-estimated-746-billion-minerals-during-2016

Mineral Statistics & Information : https://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/

Mineral Information by Country : https://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/country/

Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data: https://mrdata.usgs.gov/

Mineral research materials, USGS Library catalog: https://usgs.ipac.sirsidynix.net/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=14H605L1887K5.2148&profile=r&menu=search&ts=1486057188770

Mineral research materials, electronic : http://library.usgs.gov/publiceresources.html

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For those of you that are military librarians, the USGS Military Geology bibliography is listed in: 

Reports and Maps of the Military Geology Unit 1942-1975  
https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1997/0175/report.pdf

To find the USGS Library holdings use the search term "Military Geology" to obtain the Branch and Unit publications : 
https://usgs.ipac.sirsidynix.net/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=14H605L1887K5.2148&menu=search&aspect=subtab13&npp=15&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=r&ri=2&source=~%21horizon&index=.GW&term=%22Military+Geology%22+&x=0&y=0&aspect=subtab13


Other historical information that may be of interest: 

Geological Society, London, Special Publication 362, Military Aspects of Hydrogeology: 
http://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/362/1


Enjoy the day,
Emily



Emily C. Wild
Librarian (Physical Scientist)
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Library
Denver Federal Center
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