Geographic Data Set: Mined Lands Permits.
Description: This coverage contains data from the Division of Mineral Resources Mined Lands permit files.
  1. The geographic data set is created monthly from the Mined Land database. It will not contain data that has been added to the database after the creation date indicated.
  2. The database contains most mines permitted since 1983 but only a limited number of mines from before 1983.
  3. Coordinate locations are approximate.
  4. The version of the database loaded into the geographic data set has not been completely error checked. Some errors in location or attribute values may exist.
  5. The geographic data set may contain multiple points at a single location.
  6. Mines in the database that lack coordinates or that have grossly incorrect coordinates do not appear in the geographic data set.
Available: Statewide
Completion or Most Recent Revision Date:
Type of Data: ARC/Shape coverage with a Point Attribute Table.
Source of Information: Division of Mineral Resources regulatory database.
Projection and Map Units: NYTM in meters, NAD83 horizontal datum.
Attribute Tables: Items (or Fields) in the Point Attribute Table
Contact: Division of Mineral Resources
625 Broadway, 3rd Floor
Albany, NY 12233-6500
Usage Notes:

Attribute Tables

Items (or Fields) in the Point Attribute Table

MineID The mine identification code (a character item). The first digit is the region number and digits 2-4 are an accession number within the region.
CompanyName The name of the permittee.
Status Status of Mine (Mine Status Codes)
MineName The name of the mine.
Commodity Mineral resource that has been mined or is planned to be mined; typically a sediment, soil, mineral ore, or rock type
AcresReclaimed Total acres reclaimed since 1975
AcresBB Net affected acres
AcresAffected Total acres affected by mining since 1975
AcresLifeOfMine Life of Mine acres
Phone Permittee phone number
Address1 Permittee address
Address2 Permittee address
City Permittee city
State Permittee state
Zip1 Permittee zip code
Zip2 Permittee additional zip code
Issuedate Permit issue date
EndDate Permit expiration date
FinSecAmt Amount of financial security required to ensure reclamation
DecID Regulatory compliance Facility Information System identification number
Latitude Latitude (decimal degrees)
Longitude Longitude (decimal degrees)
County County name where mine is located
MapFlag Denotes mine type code for use in mapping (MapFlag Codes)

Mine Status Codes

A   Active
R   Reclaimed
E   Expired; not reclaimed
P   Pending; permit not issued
T   Transfer of permit to another mine
N   Never permitted
Q   Temporary code for other mines

Mapflag (Mine type) Codes Used for Mapping
C Consolidated Materials Surface
CR Reclaimed Consolidated Materials Surface Mine
UC Unconsolidated Materials Surface Mine
UCR Reclaimed Unconsolidated Materials Surface Mine
UNG Underground Mine
UNGR Reclaimed Underground Mine