This web map application was created by the Utah Geological Survey (UGS) in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to show mineral resource information in Utah. Use the links below to download the map data.

Utah Mining Districts publication
Utah Mining Districts GIS data
Industrial Mineral GIS data

Layer Information


Industrial Mineral Resource Potential

Resource potential for various locatable industrial mineral commodities.


Mining Districts

Locations of Utah’s mining districts with summaries of relevant information for each district.

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