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Our offices, bookstore, and museum are closed to public access indefinitely due to COVID-19 Socorro, NM
March 16, 2020

Our staff are working remotely and can be reached via email or by phone.

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Virtual Tour of the Permian Reef Complex updated
June 29, 2020

Dr. Peter Scholle's extensive virtual field trip to the Permian Reef Complex in New Mexico & West Texas, originally posted in 1999, has been updated to make it easier to browse. The geologic introduction and field trip roadlogs should now be much more accessible on mobile devices as well.

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A new issue of New Mexico Geology is available
May 28, 2020

In this issue:

Ichnology of the Lower Cretaceous (Albian) Mesilla Valley Formation, Cerro de Cristo Rey, southeastern New Mexico, USA

— Eric J. Kappus and Spencer G. Lucas

Middle Pleistocene IRSL age of the upper Blackwater Draw Formation, Southern High Plains, Texas and New Mexico, USA

— Stephen A. Hall and Ronald J. Goble

New Mexico Geological Society 2019 Spring Meeting Abstracts

New Mexico graduate student abstracts

In Memory of Philip J. Sterling

— Thomas A. Parkhill and David Wentworth

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Mount Taylor Geologic Map Puzzle
May 8, 2020

This 1000-piece beauty may be just the thing for a relaxing evening in isolation...

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Geologic activities for kids of any age
April 7, 2020

Our Education Outreach Manager, Cynthia Connolly, put together a number of fun geologic activities for homebound kids (of all ages). There are several puzzles, games, and artistic projects to tackle as well as suggestions for interesting pages to visit on this website.

We are actively seeking manuscripts for publication
August 29, 2018

The Publications Group at the New Mexico Bureau of Geology is actively seeking manuscripts for New Mexico Geology and our technical Bulletin and Memoir series.