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Our Bookstore and Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday, February 23rd. Socorro, NM
February 22, 2021

Our Mineral Museum and Bookstore will re-open in a limited capacity on Tuesday, 2/23/21. We will observe COVID-safe practices for the health of our visitors and workers and groups will be limited to 5 persons in the museum and 3 in the bookstore. There are also restrictions in place for visitors to the NMT campus (except for our bookstore and museum). All mineral identification requests should be made by appointment to museum staff, drop-in requests are discouraged.

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.