Gold Deposits

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Full Citation

Balestri Sara & Mario A. Maggioni, 2014. 'Blood diamonds, dirty gold and spatial spill-overs: Measuring conflict dynamics in Western Africa', in Peace Economics, Peace science and Public Policy, Vol. 20 (4): 551-564.


Categorical layer where cells are defined as lootable, surface, or non-lootable gold deposits (or mix). Derived from GOLDATA dataset which consists of 2969 entries for gold occurrences in 108 countries.

Dataset downloaded September 2017.


environment, resources, gold, conflict, raster

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