Wednesday, September 26, 2018

USA, Nevada: State Geologist Jim Faulds Talks Geothermal and Silver State Geology

IndyMatters Episode 69: State Geologist Jim Faulds talks geothermal and the chaotic origin story of minerals in Nevada (IndyMatters)

Jim Faulds
Reporter Daniel Rothberg sat down with Jim Faulds, director of the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology and long-time GRC Member. The bureau, which serves as the state’s geological survey, develops maps that assess everything from earthquake risk to geothermal potential.

They talk about the state’s dynamic geology, why Nevada came to be targeted for mineral exploration and how much more there is to learn about the processes that continue to shape the Basin and Range.

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Jim Faulds will lead a GRC Fieldtrip - Searching for Blind Geothermal Systems utilizing Play Fairway Analysis, Western Nevada - on Thursday, October 18, and will present two Technical Papers at the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo, October 14-17 at the Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino, Reno, Nevada, USA.