Limited Services at NBMG/GBSSRL—Effective March 17, 2020

As part of the University of Nevada’s effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), our Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG) Publication Sales and Information Office located at the Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library (GBSSRL) at 2175 Raggio Parkway in Reno will be closed to walk-in business until further notice.

You can still pick up orders at the front door of the office!

If you have prepaid on the shopping cart or with a credit card by phone, we can pass out your order through the front door of our office. Hours for this “take-out” service will be the same as usual: Tues-Fri (8-3).
Contact: 775-682-8766 ( or 775-682-8767 (

Mail orders by shopping cart and phone will be processed and mailed as usual.

Temporarily, there will be no viewing of cuttings and core and air photos and no rock IDs.

These limited services will be in effect until further notice. Please call us before coming to pick up orders, so we can be on the lookout for you when you arrive.

Much information can be downloaded for free here:

We are sorry for this inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding!

We will send an email when business is back to the normal schedule, and updates will be available on our website.

Leave a Reply