Archive | November 2010

New at NBMG: OF10-13 – Preliminary geologic map of the Searchlight quadrangle, Clark County, Nevada

by James E. Faulds, Alan R. Ramelli, and Stephen B. Castor
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology


1:24,000-scale color plate with 1:12,000-scale inset, available rolled or folded for $18.00 or free on the Web: 

OF10-13 supersedes OF06-15.


GIS available for northern Pequop Mountains and Wood Hills maps

GIS zip files are now available for these two maps. To access these zip files, please click on links below or go to Online Documents.

M171 – Geologic map of the northern Pequop Mountains, Elko County, Nevada

M172 – Geologic map of the Wood Hills, Elko County, Nevada

Mineral Land Assessment reports now online

Click on the link below to access “Online Documents” and then click on the box at the top that says “USBOM Mineral Land Assessments.”

Holiday gift ideas from NBMG

Wrap up your holiday shopping with gift ideas from Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology!


See our flyer for holiday gift ideas at or access it from our website:

Free gift wrapping available—please specify “topographic” or “geologic” gift wrap.  If ordering by shopping cart, request free gift wrap under “Instructions.”

If you would like to receive items in time for the holidays, please order by December 1.  

Phone: (775) 682-8766 | NBMG shopping cart | Fax: (775) 784-6690 | Walk-in directions

New at NBMG: Revised Highway 50 guidebook now available!

SP26 – Traveling America’s Loneliest Road: A Geologic and Natural History Tour through Nevada along U.S. Highway 50, with GPS Coordinates
by Joseph V. Tingley and Kris Ann Pizarro, 134 pages, $24.95


New at NBMG: OF10-9 – Preliminary Geologic Map of the Ute Quadrangle, Clark County, Nevada

by Craig M. dePolo and Wanda J. Taylor


1:24,000-scale color plate, available rolled or folded, or free on the Web:

Lecture by Sean Long

NPS Dinner Meeting: Thursday, Nov 4, 2010
(RSVP to Vicki Ehni by November 1)

Dr. Sean Long, Research Assistant Professor, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

Title: Constructing the Himalayan fold-thrust belt: A view from Bhutan

6:30 PM
Ramada Reno Hotel (Washoe Room)
1000 East 6th Street
Reno, NV 89512
The Ramada Reno Hotel & Casino is located one mile from the junction of Interstate 80 and Highway 395 on 6th Street. From Interstate 80:Take Exit 14, Wells Avenue. Travel one block and turn left onto 6th Street.

Cocktails: 6:30 PM; Dinner Served at 7:00 PM

NPS Members $20; Non-Members $23; Students $10

Buffet style including chicken & beef entrees
with side dishes and salad

**RSVP by MONDAY, Nov 1

Vicki Ehni (775) 883-1107 or