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You can download your MINFILE search results in a text file. The files MINFILE Numbers, Mineral Occurrence Data, Production Data and Inventory Data can be used for custom reports with most database management software. The Extracts are available in one format: text (.txt) files. They can be saved to your hard drive or viewed on the screen.
To download the MINFILE Numbers, Mineral Occurrence Data, Production Data or Inventory Data returned in the search results:
From the MINFILE Search Results page
1. Select the file to download
2. Then click Download.
3. The file download dialog box opens with the following options:
4. Select Open, the file is displayed as a txt file in notepad - you then have the option to save the file or cancel
4. Select Save from the download dialog box - The save as dialog box opens - you have the option to save your file or cancel.
MINFILE Numbers Download
This is a text file containing only the MINFILE numbers from your search results. The text file can be saved to your hard drive and searched on again. Use the Basic or Advanced Import Numbers Tab to import the file back into MINFILE to perform a new search.
Note: Only the MINFILE numbers are saved. No other information is included.
Mineral Occurrence Data Download
This is a text file containing selected fields from the corporate database for all records returned in the search.
These fields are specifically MINFILE No.; Name 1, Name 2; Status Code, Status Description; Latitude, Lat_Deg, Lat_Min, Lat_Sec, Lat_Hemi; Longitude, Lon_Deg, Lon_Min, Lon_Sec, Lon_Hemi; UTM_Zone, UTM_North, UTM_East; Elev; Commodity Code 1, Commodity Code 2, Commodity Code 3, Commodity Code 4, Commodity Code 5, Commodity Code 6, Commodity Code 7, Commodity Code 8; Commodity Description 1, Commodity Description 2, Commodity Description 3, Commodity Description 4, Commodity Description 5, Commodity Description 6, Commodity Description 7, Commodity Description 8; .Deposit Type Code 1, Deposit Type Code 2; Deposit Type Description 1, Deposit Type Description 2; .Deposit_Class Code 1, Deposit_Class Code 2; Deposit_Class Description 1, Deposit_Class Description 2; Tectonic Belt Code, Tectonic Belt Description; Terrane Code, Terrane Description; NTS Map 1, NTS Map 2, Production, Reserves, Region_Code 1 , Region_Description 1, Region_Code 2, Region_Description 2.
Production Data Download
The Production Data download lists production totals for each occurrence in your search criteria. These fields are specifically MINFILE No.; Name; Mined; Milled, Gold; Silver; Copper; Lead; Zinc; Commodity 1, Quantity 1; Commodity 2, Quantity 2; Commodity 3, Quantity 3; First Year of Production, Last Year of Production.
Note: If there is no production data for an occurrence - the MINFILE occurrence will not be included in the file.
Inventory Data Download
The Inventory Data download lists the inventory tonnage and commodity grade, with references and comments for each occurrence in your search criteria. These fields are specifically MINFILE No.; Name; Ore Zone Code, Ore Zone Description; Year; Category Code, Category Description; Calculation; Tonnes; Gold; Silver; Copper; Lead; Zinc; Coal; Limestone; Silica; Commodity 1, Grade 1; Commodity 2, Grade 2, Commodity 3, Grade 3; Comment; Reference.
Note: If there is no inventory data for an occurrence - the MINFILE occurrence will not be included in the report.