About Us

The purpose of the New Mexico Tech Student Chapter of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) is to promote the knowledge of geology and its application to mineral exploration, mining, and related industries; to promote professionalism as it relates to the field of geology; and provide a means of contact with the economic geology community at large. 

Key Activities
1. Monthly dinner meetings. During the meetings we discuss trips as well as upcoming speakers.

2. We organize yearly field trips to international and/or local mines and mining districts in which we discuss the geology and the characteristics the ore deposit(s).

3. We hold frequent fundraising events to subsidize the cost of participation.  

Past Speakers
Mike Ward
Phil Buck
Ralph Gonzales  
Micky Fulp

Past Field Trips and Activities
Goldpanning, Northern NM
Bingham District, New Mexico
Lordsburg, NM
Chile Field Course
Magnetometer Survey
Tyrone Mine, New Mexico
New Mexico Bureau of Geology Mineral Symposium
Intrepid Potash Mine, Carlsbad, New Mexico
Grants Mineral District, Grants County New Mexico
Porphyry Systems of Northern Chile

Future Trips & Activities

Intrepid Potash Mine, Carlsbad, NM, Date: TBA

Guana Africa, Spring Semester, Actual Date: TBA