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PUBLICATIONS
MMD publishes information pertaining to the mining and mineral extraction industry in New Mexico, including commodity statistics, permitting regulations and reclamation information.
     
EMNRD ANNUAL REPORTS  

Reports provide EMNRD's divisions' accomplishments, and data and statistics.
2016 MMD Annual Report (extract from the 2016 EMNRD report: 2016 MMD Accomplishment Highlights and 2015 Mineral Resources Report)

     
GIS, MAPS AND MINE DATA  

MMD uses a Geographic Information System (GIS) to locate and track mining activities in the state. This computer system captures, stores, analyzes and displays geographically referenced (location) information. The power of this system is its ability to draw conclusions about relationships between data that have a spatial component. GIS provides a method of displaying accurate mapping and database information to the staff and public.

     
MINES IN NEW MEXICO  

Visit MMD Online to use a New Mexico mines search tool for user-customized queries of the mines database.

     
PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR ENERGY AND MINERAL PROJECTS IN NEW MEXICO  

Summarizes permits issued by the State of New Mexico that are required for energy and mineral resource exploration, development, production and reclamation in New Mexico. The guidebook includes regulatory agency contact information for the state agencies that have jurisdiction over permits, licenses and approvals. In addition, federal permit requirements and permits on Indian lands are briefly discussed. The publication is intended not only for private developers and interest groups, but also for federal, state and local government regulatory officials.

     
MARP ANNUAL REPORT  

General description of mining operations, reclamation practices and production figures associated with the mining operations regulated by the New Mexico Mining Act. Tables identifying all mining operations that have obtained a general, exploration or mining permit under the Mining Act Reclamation Program since its inception in 1994 are included in the appendices. The report also includes any proposed amendments to the Mining Act Rules.

     
CITIZEN'S GUIDE TO COAL MINE BLASTING IN NEW MEXICO  

Blasting regulation for coal mines on non-Indian lands in New Mexico. These regulations (State of New Mexico Surface Coal Mining Regulations 19 NMAC 8.2) include substantial requirements and limitations regarding blasting.

     
EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS
(posters, videos, brochures)
 

Information that MMD has published or co-published, and downloadable informational posters about minerals, bats and geomorphic reclamation. (Mineral and bat posters are available from MMD.)

     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS  

Nuevas Leyes de Las Minas de Espana: 1625 Edicion de Juan de Onate (with Introduction in English, was published to commemorate the IV International Mining History Congress at the Facultad de Minas, Universidad de Guanajuato, November 1998 (used with author's permission).

Plants for Western Land Reclamation, 1994 Edition, provides information regarding vegetative characteristics describing grass, forb, shrub and trees to assist those involved in the revegetation aspect of disturbed land reclamation.

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