Rockhound Holiday Gift Ideas at NBMG and Publication Sales Office Holiday Hours

Here are some holiday gift ideas for your favorite rockhound:

And just a reminder…
The Publication Sales and Information Office at Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library will be closed the week of December 26–30, 2016.

No orders will be filled during this time period. If you will need any publications before January 3, 2017, please place those orders by December 20 to give us time to fill them before the week that we are closed.

Order online by December 20
Order by phone by December 20775-682-8766

The NBMG Public email ( will not be monitored from December 24, 2016 through January 2, 2017.

If you need to view air photos or core, please contact David Davis for an appointment in advance of the closure:
775-682-8767 (Tues-Fri, 8-4)

If you need to visit the Geological Society of Nevada office during the closure, please contact Laura Ruud:

Many NBMG publications are available for viewing/downloading on our website:

You can view/download topo maps on this USGS page: Click on “Map Locator and Downloader.”
National Geographic—FREE Printable USGS PDF TOPO! Maps

We will be open our normal hours again on Tuesday January 3, 2017. We apologize for this inconvenience.

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