Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Publication Sales and Information Office At Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library Closure—Effective March 18, 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 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 for at least 30 daysThe Geological Society of Nevada Office in our building will also be closed.

You can still place orders on the shopping cart or by sending an email to

Please expect a week or more delay in our ability to fulfill mail orders.

This closure will be in effect until further notice. Please check our website for updates.

Much information can be downloaded for free from our open data portal, Mining District Files, or from our shopping cart (Look for the “PDF” link under the “FREE DOWNLOADS” heading on the publication landing pages).

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NBMG faculty and staff located in the SEM Building on the University of Nevada, Reno campus will also be working remotely from their homes since the campus will be closed.

If there is an emergency due to a geologic hazard event, please contact Jim Faulds, NBMG Director and State Geologist:
Cell Phone: 775-813-1895
Office Phone: 775-682-6650

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

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