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The Division of Geology and Mineral Resources' (DGMR) role is to develop and make available information that allows people to make informed decisions that promote the wise use of Virginia’s geologic resources and the continued growth of its economy. DGMR will accomplish this by supporting our natural resource-based industries, coordinating research efforts with economic development activities, and improving data accessibility. Our cooperative relationships with major universities, the U.S. Geological Survey, and other organizations will allow us to continue to strive for maximum efficiency and impact in our geological studies.

Come visit our Rock Garden located at our Charlottesville office.

Charlottesville Office
900 Natural Resources Drive, Ste. 400 
Charlottesville VA 22903
(434) 951-6340
(434) 951-6366 (Fax)

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Division of Geology and Mineral Resources

Phil Skorupa, Director

David Spears, State Geologist
(434) 951-6350

Lorrie Coiner, Geologist
(434) 951-6356

Matthew Heller, Geology Manager
(434) 951-6351

Philip Prince, Geologist
(434) 951-6326

William Lassetter, Geology Manager
(434) 951-6361

Anne Witt, Geohazards Geologist
(434) 951-6319

Marcie Occhi, Geologist
(434) 951-6323