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Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology Open House

Date: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
2175 Raggio Parkway, Reno

Join experts at NBMG's Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library for a day of lectures, displays, tours, and activities! 

Presentation Schedule
10:30am to 11 :20am
Controversies Surrounding the Origin of the World's Two Largest Gold Belts: The Witwatersrand of South Africa and the Carlin Trend of Nevada 
by Dr. John Muntean, NBMG Research Geologist and Director of the Ralph J. Roberts Center for Research in Economic Geology 

11:30am to 12:20pm
Geothermal Energy: So Hot Right Now by Dr. Bridget Ayling, NBMG Research Geologist and Director of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy

1:30pm to 2:20pm
Unravelling the Earthquake History Along the Most Exciting Road in America, Quaternary Faults and Paleoearthquakes in Central Nevada 
by Dr. Rich Koehler, NBMG Research Geologist

2:30pm to 3:20pm
Earth's Flex and Flow in Nevada by Dr. Bill Hammond, NBMG Research Geodesist 

Ongoing activities for kids of all ages!

  • Learn to gold pan
  •  Tour the sample library
  •  Find faults on air photos
  •  Pick up a free radon test kit
  •  Adopt a pet rock
  •  Play geology games-win prizes
  •  Bring a rock for free identification
  •  Find hazards near your home, work, or school
  •  View maps and equipment on display
  •  Buy publications on special sale

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology's 
Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library 2175 Raggio Parkway

For more information:
www.nbmg.unr.edu
775-682-8766