World Mineral Statistics Dataset.

The British Geological Survey has one of the largest databases in the world on the production and trade of minerals. The dataset contains annual production statistics by mass for more than 70 mineral commodities covering the majority of economically important and internationally-traded minerals, metals and mineral-based materials. For each commodity the annual production statistics are recorded for individual countries, grouped by continent. Import and export statistics are also available for years up to 2002. Maintenance of the database is funded by the Science Budget and output is used by government, private industry and others in support of policy, economic analysis and commercial strategy. As far as possible the production data are compiled from primary, official sources. Quality assurance is maintained by participation in such groups as the International Consultative Group on Non-ferrous Metal Statistics. Individual commodity and country tables are available for sale on request.
dataset
BGS (Minerals UK) World Mineral Statistics Homepage - BGS World Mineral Statistics Homepage
:http://data.bgs.ac.uk/id/dataHolding/13480180
English
Geoscientific information
GEMET - INSPIRE themes: BGS Thesaurus of Geosciences:
Statistics
Exports
Ores
Mineral economics
Imports
Commerce
Mineral statistics
Commodity economics
Production
Free:
NERC_DDC
-180.0000, -90.0000, 180.0000, 90.0000
WORLD [id=100000]
creation: 1918
British Geological Survey
Enquiries
Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom
tel: 0115 936 3143
email: enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Role: distributor
British Geological Survey
Enquiries
Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom
tel: 0115 936 3143
email: enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Role: originator
British Geological Survey
Enquiries
Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom
tel: 0115 936 3143
email: enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Role: point of contact
British Geological Survey
Enquiries
Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom
tel: 0115 936 3143
email: enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Role: custodian

Data Quality

The dataset has been compiled continuously since the year 1918 (statistics from 1913).
INSPIRE Implementing rules laying down technical arrangements for the interoperability and harmonisation of Geology
Commission Regulation (EU) No 1089/2010 of 23 November 2010 implementing Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards interoperability of spatial data sets and services

Constraints

The copyright of materials derived from the British Geological Survey's work is vested in the Natural Environment Research Council [NERC]. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a retrieval system of any nature, without the prior permission of the copyright holder, via the BGS Intellectual Property Rights Manager. Use by customers of information provided by the BGS, is at the customer's own risk. In view of the disparate sources of information at BGS's disposal, including such material donated to BGS, that BGS accepts in good faith as being accurate, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the quality or accuracy of the information supplied, or to the information's suitability for any use. NERC/BGS accepts no liability whatever in respect of loss, damage, injury or other occurence however caused.
Either: (i) the dataset is made freely available, e.g. via the Internet, for a restricted category of use (e.g. educational use only); or (ii) the dataset has not been formally approved by BGS for access and use by external clients under licence, but its use may be permitted under alternative formal arrangements; or (iii) the dataset contains 3rd party data or information obtained by BGS under terms and conditions that must be consulted in order to determine the permitted usage of the dataset. Refer to the BGS staff member responsible for the creation of the dataset if further advice is required. He / she should be familiar with the composition of the dataset, particularly with regard to 3rd party IPR contained in it, and any resultant use restrictions. This staff member should revert to the IPR Section (ipr@bgs.ac.uk) for advice, should the position not be clear.

Metadata about metadata

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British Geological Survey
Brown,Teresa Jane
Environmental Science Centre, Keyworth, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom
tel: +44 115 936 3100
email: enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Role: point of contact
2020-09-11
English

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