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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

minpot_bc_dd

Metadata (FGDC Standard):

Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Don MacIntyre, B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, BC Geological Survey, Victoria
Publication_Date: Unpublished Material
Title: minpot_bc_dd
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/DL/BC_maps/shp/minpot_bc_dd.zip
Description:
Abstract:
Mineral Potential is a seamless polygon coverage depicting the mineral resource assessment tracts for British Columbia.  The 794 tracts were defined during the 1992-1996 mineral potential project and are available as digital shape files. Gross values for known and undiscovered resources are assigned to each tract. The tracts (794) are based on common geologic characteristics and are given a relative rank from 1 to 794 (highest) based on the likelihood of discovering new metallic and/or industrial mineral resources.
Purpose:
A seamless mineral potential polygon map was created to show the relative potential for new discoveries of metallic and industrial mineral deposits throughout BC in support of land use planning. These maps depict the mineral resource endowment for British Columbia and are also useful to mineral exploration companies.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date:
1997
Currentness_Reference:
publication date 1998
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -139.062302
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -114.056099
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 60.000107
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 48.308609
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Geoscience
Theme_Keyword: Mineral potential
Theme_Keyword: Mineral resource assessment
Theme_Keyword: industrial mineral deposits
Theme_Keyword: metallic mineral deposits
Theme_Keyword: relative rank
Theme_Keyword: geologically defined tracts
Place:
Place_Keyword: British Columbia
Place_Keyword: Canada
Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints: none
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Yao Cui
Contact_Organization:
B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, BC Geological Survey, Victoria B.C.
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: PO Box 9333 Stn Prov Govt.
City: Victoria
State_or_Province: B.C.
Postal_Code: V8W 9N3
Country: Canada
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (250)952-0440
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (250)952-0381
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Yao.Cui@gov.bc.ca
Security_Information:
Security_Classification: Unclassified
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 8.2.0.700

Data_Quality_Information:
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Metadata imported.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: metadata.xml

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 3823

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.000000
Longitude_Resolution: 0.000000
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 1980
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: minpot_bc_dd
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: AREA
Attribute_Definition: Polygon area in map units.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PERIMETER
Attribute_Definition: Polygon perimeter in map units.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: KEEPER
Attribute_Definition: Tract identification code. Name of the Mineral Assessment tract.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PLY_AREA
Attribute_Definition: Tract polygon area in hectares.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MINFILE_NO
Attribute_Definition: Number of MINFILE mineral occurrences in tract.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MET_INVENT
Attribute_Definition:
Value in 1986 dollars of metallic mineral inventory (reserves) that have been discovered in this tract.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: EXPLOR_86
Attribute_Definition:
Value in 1986 dollars of past exploration expenditures in this tract. These are the values for which exploration work credits were approved and filed in Assessment Reports. This value does not include development work or work which was not reported for credit.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PAST_PROD
Attribute_Definition:
Total value of mineral production in the tract up to 1996. Value expressed in 1986 dollars.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: IM_INVENT
Attribute_Definition:
Total value of industrial minerals inventory (reserves) in the tract expressed in 1986 dollars.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MET_RANK
Attribute_Definition:
Relative ranking of the tracts based on the metallic mineral potential. Values range from 1 to the total number of tracts in the region (794). The tract with the highest mineral potential would have the highest RANK value.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: IM_RANK
Attribute_Definition:
Relative ranking of the tracts based on the industrial mineral potential. Values range from 1 to the total number of tracts in the region (794). The tract with the highest mineral potential would have the highest RANK value.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MNLAT
Attribute_Definition: Minimum latitude of tract polygon in decimal degrees.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MNLON
Attribute_Definition: Minimum longitude of tract polygon in decimal degrees.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MXLAT
Attribute_Definition: Maximum latitude of tract polygon in decimal degrees.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MXLON
Attribute_Definition: Minimum longitude of tract polygon in decimal degrees.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: REG
Attribute_Definition: Mineral resource analysis region or mineral potential compilation project.
Attribute:
Attribute:
Attribute:
Attribute:
Attribute:
Attribute:

Distribution_Information:
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Transfer_Size: 8.823

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20021018
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Yao Cui
Contact_Organization: B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, BC Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: PO Box 9333 Stn Prov Govt
City: Victoria
State_or_Province: B.C.
Postal_Code: V8W 9N3
Country: Canada
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (250)952-0440
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (250)952-0381
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Yao.Cui@gov.bc.ca 
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
Metadata_Extensions:
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Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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