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Welcome to the
Minerals Information Data System

The US Geological Survey, National Minerals Information Center, is in the process of developing a new and improved electronic reporting system called Minerals Information Data System (MIDS). During the transition you may see 2 different URLs showing either or on various pages.

Any user IDs previously registered on the MIForms system have been transitioned to the new MIDS platform. Due to new password security requirements some users may be required to change their password. USGS is committed to keeping the integrity of your data safe and secure and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. As a canvass is transitioned to the new site, an email will be sent to registered users for that canvass to let them know the transition for that specific canvass has been completed.