Archive | September 2010

Celebrate Earth Science Week 2010

“In Search of Tufa, Tuff, and Tough Rocks” 


Field trip dates: October 16 and 17, 2010.  The same free field trip is scheduled for both days.

Please visit to register, view the field trip road log and map, or learn more about Earth Science Week!

Tufa-one Sale

Plan an adventure to explore Nevada’s geology—buy one guidebook and get one free!

Offer is good only on October 16 and 17, 2010 for walk-in sales for Earth Science Week field trip participants. The NBMG sales office will be open 8:00-8:30 a.m. on those two days (just before the field trip begins).

Please see the announcement flyer (.pdf) for more information.



Mackay Rock and Mineral Sale

Unique specimens $5 and under!

Time:  10:00am-2:00pm
When:  Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010
Where: By the John Mackay statue on the north end of the Quad
Questions:  Call Rachel Dolbier at (775) 784-4528

Proceeds go to the Mackay Rockhounds Club.