Geosoft Data Support

Oasis montaj and Target

Supported Data Formats

ArcGIS Extensions

Supported Data Formats


Oasis montaj and Target

Geosoft Oasis montaj and Target software support the following data and image formats. Some file formats require specific Oasis montaj extensions.

Survey data import formats:

  • AMIRA format files
  • ASCII data files, CSV
  • ASEG files (GDF, ESF)
  • Blocked binary data files
  • Database table files (single or all tables)
  • Excel Spreadsheets
  • Flat archive data files
  • Geosoft binary data files
  • Geosoft XYZ data files
  • Geometrics MetalMapper 2x2 and HDF5
  • Interpex I2X, GDD
  • IRIS Instruments (Elrec-2, Elrec-6, Elrec-10, Prosys II, Elrec-Pro, SYSCAL-R2)
  • MicroG-Lacoste MSG-6
  • ODBC database connection
  • Phoenix (V2, V4-V5)
  • Picodas PDAS data files
  • RMS data files
  • RMS DAARC500 binary data files
  • Scintrex (IPR11, IPR12)
  • Scintrex CG-6
  • UBC Mag3D Model files 
  • USGS data files
  • Zonge (AVG, FLD)

Drillhole data import formats:

  • acQuire database
  • Text or CSV data files (ASCII)
  • Database table files
  • Excel Spreadsheets
  • ioGAS drillhole data
  • Log ASCII Standard (LAS) files
  • Maxwell DataShed database 
  • MX Deposit projects
  • ODBC data files database connection

Spatial data import formats:

  • ArcGIS layer files (LYR)
  • ArcGIS MXD
  • ArcGIS Shapefiles (SHP)
  • AutoCAD DXF files (DXF)
  • Datamine files (DM)
  • EMF files
  • Gemcom files (BT2 and BLK)
  • Geosoft plot files (PLT)
  • GOCAD files (VO and TSurf)
  • Leapfrog Model files (MSH)
  • MapInfo TAB or MIF files
  • Maxwell Plate files
  • Micromine files (STR, SEC, STP, DAT, SVY, TBD, GRD)
  • Microstation DGN files
  • Minesight files (MSR)
  • 2D and 3D SEG-Y files
  • Surpac files (STR, DTM)
  • UBC files (MOD, MSH, DEN, SUS, DCINV2D, IPINV2D)
  • Vulcan Triangulation and Block Model files (00T, BMF) 

Grid and Raster formats:

  • ArcView Binary Raster format (FLT)
  • BIL formats (HDR, INI)
  • EM formats (GLOBE, GTOPO30, ETOPO5, USGS)
  • EOSAT formats (Fast, MSS)
  • ER Mapper grids (ERS)
  • ESRI Binary grid (ADF)
  • Landmark ZMAP (DAT)
  • Geopack (GRD)
  • Geosoft grid files (GRD)
  • Geosoft Hypergrid (HGD)
  • GOCAD GSurf 32-bit (GRS)
  • Grid eXchange Format (GXF)
  • Landmark Zmap (DAT)
  • Landsat MSS (BSQ)
  • LCT Binary grid
  • ODDF grid
  • PCI Geomatics PCIDSK format (PIX)
  • SRTM DTED
  • Surfer grid file (GRD)
  • Texaco Startrax (GRD)
  • USGS (DDF, DEM)
  • World Geoscience (H)

Colour Image formats:

  • Bitmap (BMP)
  • ECW Image (ECW)
  • Encapsulated Postscript (EPS)
  • ER Mapper formats (ALG, ECW, ERS, TIF)
  • GeoTIFF Image (TIF)
  • GIF (GIF)
  • Geosoft Color grids (GRD)
  • JPEG 2000 (J2K and JP2)
  • JPEG Format (JPG)
  • PCX Image (PCX)
  • Portable Network Graphics Format (PNG)
  • Tagged Image File Format (TIFF)
  • Targa Image (TGA)

ArcGIS Extensions  

Geosoft Target for ArcGIS and Geochemistry for ArcGIS extensions support the following data and image formats:

Drillhole data import formats:

  • acQuire
  • ASCII data files, CSV
  • Database table files (single or all tables)
  • Excel Spreadsheets
  • Geosoft XYZ data files
  • ODBC database connection

Spatial data import formats:

  • ArcGIS layer files (LYR)
  • ArcGIS Shapefiles (SHP)
  • AutoCAD DXF files (DXF)
  • MapInfo TAB or MIF files

Grid and Raster formats:

  • DEM formats (GLOBE, ETOPO5, USGS)
  • EOSAT formats (Fast, MSS)
  • ER Mapper grids (ERS)
  • ESRI Binary grid (ADF)
  • Landmark ZMAP (DAT)
  • Geopack (GRD)
  • Geosoft grid files (GRD)
  • Geosoft Hypergrid (HGD)
  • Grid eXchange Format (GXF)
  • Surfer grid file (GRD)
  • Texaco Startrax (GRD)
  • USGS (DDF, DEM)
  • World Geoscience (H)

Colour image formats:

  • ER Mapper formats (ALG, ECW)
  • GeoTIFF Image (TIF)
  • GIF (GIF)
  • JPEG 2000 (J2K and JP2)
  • JPEG format (JPG)
  • Portable Network Graphics Format (PNG)
  • Tagged Image File Format (TIFF)
  • Targa Image (TGA)
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