David A. Davis
David A. Davis

Geologic Information Specialist
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno

Business telephone: (775) 682-8767
FAX: (775) 784-1709
E-mail: ddavis@unr.edu

 

Education

M.S. Geology, University of Nevada, Reno, 1990
B.S. Geology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia, 1983
A.A.S. Electronics, Burlington County College, New Jersey, 1975

 

Areas of Expertise

Management of Information Office
Geology of Paleozoic-Mesozoic roof pendants in western Nevada
Archivist for NBMG core, cuttings, and rock samples
Western Nevada mining history
Stratigraphy and structural geology

 

Professional Experience

Geologic Information Specialist, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (1994-present)
Mineral Preparator and Shop Mechanic, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (1987-1994)
Crew Leader, Bondar-Clegg, Inc., Sparks, Nevada (1984-1985)

 
Selected Publications

Davis, D.A., 2000, Nevada Minerals-Your help is requested: Looking for aliens, Nevada State Museum Newsletter, v. XXVIII, no. 2, p. 5.

Davis, D.A., and Tingley, J.V., 1999, Gold and silver resources in Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 120, 1:1,000,000.

Davis, D.A., and Hess, R.H., 1999, Active metal and industrial mineral mines in Nevada--1999: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 99-16, map 1:1,000,000.

Davis, D.A., 1999, Oil and gas, in The Nevada mineral industry 1998: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-1998, p. 45-51.

Davis, D.A., 1998, Geothermal energy, in The Nevada mineral industry 1997: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-1997, p. 45-46.

Davis, D.A., Hess, R.H., Rigby, J.G., Active mines in Nevada, 1998, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 98-9, CD-ROM.

Davis, D.A., 1997, Oil and gas, in The Nevada mineral industry 1996: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-1997, p. 44-50.

Davis, D.A., 1996, Oil and gas, in The Nevada mineral industry 1995: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-1994, p. 41-47.

Papke, K.G., and Davis, D.A., 1996, Mining claims procedures for Nevada prospectors and miners: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 6, 55 p.

Davis, D.A., Hess, R.H., and Jones, R.B., 1995, NVGEODEX - Nevada mining districts file index: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Database DB9.

Garside, L.J., Nevada low-temperature geothermal resource assessment: 1994, with a bibliography by David A. Davis and Larry J. Garside: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 94-2, 108 p.

Garside, L.J., and Davis, D.A., 1992, A mineral inventory of the Nevada portion of the Cedarville Resource Area, Susanville Bureau of Land Management District, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 92-1, 162 p.

 

Professional Societies

Geological Society of America
Geological Society of Nevada
Geoscience Information Society