Larry J. Garside

Research Geologist Emeritus

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

 

Mailing address: P.O. Box 281321, Lamoille NV 89828

Telephone (cell): (775) 771-0406
E-mail: lgarside@unr.edu

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Geologic mapping
Volcanic geology
Energy resources geology
Geology and trace-element geochemistry of metallic ore deposits
Volcanism and hydrothermal mineralization

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

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DATA FILES FOR SOME ONGOING AND PAST PROJECTS

 

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TERTIARY PALEOVALLEYS

Garside, L.J., 2005, Some northern California Tertiary paleocanyon sites: Website describing about 80 paleocanyon and related sites. [WEBSITE] [PHOTOS]

 

Garside, L.J., Henry, C.D., Faulds, J.E., and Hinz, N.H., 2005, The upper reaches of the Sierra Nevada gold channels, in Rhoden, H.N., et al., eds., Window to the World, Geological Society of Nevada Symposium, May 14-18, 2005. [PDF][POSTER]

 

Jenkins, O.P., 1932, Geologic map of northern Sierra Nevada showing Tertiary river channels and Mother Lode belt: in Bradley, W.W., 28th Report of the [California] State Mineralogist: accompanying July-October 1932 quarterly chapter. [REPORT] [MAP]

 

Sheeks, D.I., 1977, Geologic map of a portion of the Quincy, Spring Garden, Onion Valley, and Blue Nose Mountain Quadrangles, Plumas County, California: Unpublished mapping, University of California, Davis, scale, 1:24,000. [MAP] [CROSS SECTIONS]

 

Woloszyn, D.T., Ash flows of the Valley Springs Formation, Calaveras County, California [M.S. thesis]: University of California, Berkeley, 75 p. [TEXT] [MAP]

 

QUARTZ TOURMALINE VEINS

Garside, L.J., 1991, Quartz-tourmaline veins in the northern Sierra Nevada area: Nevada Geology, Summer 1991. [PDF]

 

Doebrich, J.L., Garside, L.J., and Shaw, D.R., 1996, Characterization of mineral deposits in rocks of the Triassic to Jurassic magmatic arc of western Nevada and eastern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-9, 107 p., 2 plates. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr969 [DjVu text] [DjVu plates] [PDF text] [PDF plates]

 

Garside, L.J., 1996, .Descriptions of some mines and prospects in the Triassic to Jurassic magmatic arc of western Nevada and eastern California: unpubl. descriptions to accompany sample sites in Doebrich and others (1996). [PDF]

 

Garside, L.J., ca. 1994, Copper- and gold-bearing quartz-tourmaline veins of western Nevada and eastern California (poster). [MAP] [TABLE]

 

Grose, T.L.T., 2000, Geologic map of the Blairsden 15-minute Quadrangle, Plumas County, California: California Division of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 2000-21, scale 1:62,500. [PDF]

 

Kilbreath, Steve, and Leger, Art, 1978, Progress report of the Walker mine project: Unpublished report for Conoco, Inc., Minerals Department, Reno, Nevada, 29 p. [PDF]

 

Kilbreath, S. P., 1979, Walker mine report: Unpublished report for Conoco, Inc., Minerals Department, Reno, Nevada, 50 p. [PDF]

 

GEOCHEMICAL SAMPLING

Bonham, H.F., Jr., Desilets, M.O., Garside, L.J., and Hsu, L.C., 1991, Geochemical sampling and characterization of Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks in the Winnemucca 30 by 60 quadrangle, and the Preble Formation of the Osgood Mountains 30 by 60 quadrangle: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology unpublished contract report. [SAMPLES] [CHEMISTRY]

 

Bonham, H.F., Jr., and Garside, L.J., 1979, Geochemical reconnaissance of the Tonopah, Lone Mountain, Klondyke, and northern Mud Lake quadrangles, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 96, 68 p. [MAP] [APPENDIX 1] [APPENDIX 2] [APPENDIX 3]

 

Geochemical samples from the Carson-Washoe area (described in NBMG Open-File Reports 98-5, 99-2, and 99-12. [ReadMe] [Table]

 

Geochemical reconnaissance, Camp Douglas and Moho Mountain quadrangles, Mineral County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Report 42. [APPENDIX 1] [APPENDIX 2]

 

GEOTHERMAL

California Energy Commission, 2004, California/Western Nevada Geothermal Access Database: prepared by GeothermEx, Inc. for the Public Interest Energy Research Program (PIER). [downloadable files]

 

Garside, L.J., 1997, Nevada geothermal gradient-hole database: Contract report prepared for Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID. [REPORT] [DATABASE]

 

TONOPAH FOSSIL BIRD TRACKS

Garside, L.J., 2010, Bird tracks from the mid-Miocene Siebert Formation near Tonopah, Nevada [PDF].

 

TONOPAH ROCKS AND MINERALIZATION

Some Tertiary Rocks and Mineralization of the Tonopah District-Interpretations and Reinterpretations: Field Trip Stops and Discussion [PDF]

 

DESERT PEAK/BRADYS GEOLOGY

Faulds, J.E., and Garside, L.J., 2003, Preliminary geologic map of the Desert Peak and Brady Geothermal Fields, Churchill County: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 03-27. [2003 PDF] [2009 revised PDF] [zipped GIS] [Unit descriptions of some geologic units]

 

CAMP DOUGLAS AND MOHO MOUNTAIN QUADRANGLES

Pre-Tertiary rocks of the Camp Douglas and Moho Mountain Quadrangles, Mineral County, Nevada. [Power Point ]

 

PEAVINE SEQUENCE OF THE RENO AREA

Photographs and descriptions of metavolcanics rocks of the Jurassic(?) Peavine sequence; see also: Garside, L.J., 1998, Mesozoic metavolcanic and metasedimentary rocks of the Reno-Carson City area, Nevada and adjacent California: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Report 49, 30 p. [Power Point]

 

TOURMALINE-GRANITE BOULDERS IN THE RENO AREA

Where did the distinctive tourmaline-granite boulders of the Reno area come from and how did they get here? [PDF]

 

SHEEP MOUNTAIN, WYOMING

Johnson, G.D., Garside, L.J., and Warner, A.J., 1967, A study of structure and associated features of Sheep Mountain Anticline, Big Horn County, Wyoming: Iowa Academy of Science, v. 72, p. 332-342. [PDF]