NPGS Field Trip

Announcing the NPGS 2018 Field Trip
Dedicated in Memory of Jim Trexler
September 7–9, 2018

This Nevada Petroleum and Geothermal Society field trip will focus on the over-arching tectonic problem(s) that Jim and crew were working on including the late Paleozoic Southwestern Laurentian Borderland (SLaB) and unraveling the tectonic history through sedimentation and structural geology.

Field trip stops led by Pat Cashman, Don French, Dan Sturmer, and more!

Preliminary Itinerary:

7 Sep 2018

  • Meet in Reno Nevada – Carpooling logistics
  • Field trip stops near Golconda
  • Evening group meeting-dinner in Elko

8 Sep 2018

  • Carlin outcrops
  • Evening group meeting-dinner in Elko

9 Sep 2018

  • Pine Valley area

10 Sep 2018 (optional)

  • Eureka area

Registration and final field trip itinerary will be announced this spring.

Questions? Want to help in some way? Contact General Chair Dan Sturmer (

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