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Welcome to the Division of Geology and Mineral Resources

Projects |  Geologic Hazards |  Rocks, Minerals & Fossils |  Economic Resources |  Land-Use Planning |  Maps, Pubs & Data

Beginning July 6, 2021, the Division of Geology and Mineral Resources Charlottesville office will be open to the public Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Division of Geology and Mineral Resources (DGMR) serves as Virginia's geological survey. DGMR performs investigations aimed at reducing risk from geologic hazards and encouraging sustainable development through the wise use of mineral, land, water, and energy resources. In addition to publishing maps and reports, DGMR maintains repositories of geological and geophysical data, as well as rock, fossil, and core samples. With our staff of experienced geoscientists, we are uniquely positioned to provide expert assistance in matters pertaining to the geology and mineral resources of the Commonwealth. Learn more about our division »

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