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Our Bookstore and Museum are now open! Socorro, NM
March 16, 2020

Due to COVID-19, our other facilities are currently closed to the public, and will reopen as soon as permitted by state and university policy.

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Senior geochronologist co-authors new paper
September 3, 2020

Bureau of Geology Associate Director for Labs and Senior Geochronologist Dr. Matthew Heizler co-authored a recent paper “Early Paleocene Magnetostratigraphy and Revised Biostratigraphy of the Ojo Alamo Sandstone and Lower Nacimiento Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico, USA” in the September/October 2020 issue of GSA Bulletin.

Economic geologist publishes hydrothermal rare earth elements paper
August 14, 2020

Bureau Economic Geologist and Assistant Professor in New Mexico Tech’s Earth and Environmental Science Department Dr. Alexander Gysi co-authored a paper on the partitioning of rare earth elements (REEs) into calcite veins in hydrothermal systems at elevated temperatures.

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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.