NBMG Earth Science Week Field Trip 2021
A Tale of Three Rivers and the Rapidly Evolving Landscapes of Western Nevada Saturday, October 16, 2021 This year, Earth Science Week is celebrating the...
The dates for Nevada Mineral Exploration Coalition’s (NMEC’s) 2021 Great Basin Rendezvous (GBR) are right around the corner – September 10th through 12th! The GBR will be hosted by NMEC at the Royal Peacock Opal Mine in the beautiful Virgin Valley adjacent to the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge south and west of Denio, Nevada.
Join us June 22-23 for the 2021 Northern Nevada Mineral Workshop. We are offering two fun-filled days of rocks, minerals, and mining. This workshop will be our 36th Annual Workshop in Northern Nevada. The workshop is provided FREE to teachers, everything is provided by the Nevada Mining Association members and Nevada Division of Minerals.
The Sloan NE 7.5-minute quadrangle is located just south of Las Vegas, NV and includes housing developments in the City of Henderson, as well as a large part of the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area. The map area straddles the crest of the northern McCullough Range including Black Mountain, the highest peak in the range. This ridgeline is part of the northwestern segment of the drainage divide between the hydrologically closed Eldorado Valley and Las Vegas Valley, which is part of the Colorado River watershed.