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Memoir 50: "Energy and Mineral Resources of New Mexico” receives national award
June 4, 2018

This award is sponsored by the Association of American State Geologists (AASG) for the best nominated publication in the field of regional, energy, or mineral resource geology with an emphasis on surface or subsurface geologic mapping, compilations, and associated reports published by a state geological survey during the past three years. The report was chosen by a three person panel among a number of excellent contenders.

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Virginia McLemore
USDI publishes list of critical minerals, many are found in NM
May 21, 2018

On May 18, 2018, the U.S. Department of Interior published the final list of 35 critical minerals after reviewing 453 public comments. Many of these critical minerals are found in New Mexico.

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Bonnie Frey
Bureau scientists contribute to uranium exhibit at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History National Museum of Nuclear Science and History, Albuquerque, NM
May 14, 2018

A uranium research team from New Mexico Tech and the University of New Mexico has been given a great opportunity to showcase its work with an exhibit, which opened this month, at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History in Albuquerque. The exhibit “What’s up with U?” includes substantial input from Bureau of Geology scientists Bonnie Frey and Virginia McLemore and was funded through Energize New Mexico, a National Science Foundation program (NM EPSCoR)

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