Mineral resources

BGS Datasets

Key information

Scale:
1:50 000
Coverage:
England, Wales, central belt of Scotland
Availability:
Licensed
Format:
GIS polygon data. (ESRI, MapInfo, others available by request)
Price:

£0.12 per km2. Subject to number of users, licence fee and data preparation fee.

Uses:
Local-level to Region-level use

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Free access

Our free data is available under the Open Government Licence. Please acknowledge reproduced BGS materials.

Sample dataGeoIndex

This dataset contains the geological distribution of all onshore mineral resources.

Minerals are essential for the development of a modern economy, but their extraction is subject to environmental and other constraints. Bringing together minerals, environmental and other land-use information in an integrated system allows more effective and sustainable management strategies to be developed.

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