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Our facilities are closed to the public until further notice Socorro, NM
October 22, 2020

Effective Friday, October 23, 2020, our Mineral Museum and Bookstore are closed due to Governor Lujan-Grisham's public health order and our other facilities are currently closed to the public as well. Our bookstore is still accepting and processing online orders. We will reopen as soon as permitted by state and university policy. Mineral and rock identification can be done by appointment only. Access to the Geologic Information Center (GIC) materials is also by appointment only. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Bookstore and Information: 575-418-8519

PhD positions open in Hydrothermal Geochemistry of Rare Earth Elements Socorro, NM
November 10, 2020

We seek motivated candidates with a strong interest in hydrothermal geochemistry and ore forming processes for two funded PhD projects (3 years) at the Department of Earth and Environmental Science and the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources at New Mexico Tech. These positions are part of an U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded project in Dr. Alexander Gysi’s Ore Deposits and Critical Minerals research group.

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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.