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Jonathan Price


State Geologist Emeritus at Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

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Jonathan Price is the Nevada State Geologist Emeritus, having retired from the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. He joined SME in 1977 and has been actively engaged in geological organizations. Jon emphasizes the importance of passion and fun in one's work and encourages individuals to engage in activities aligned with their interests. He shares his extensive experience in economic geology, mineral deposits, and geochemical processes. Jon's career reflects a lifelong dedication to geology, driven by his childhood passion for collecting fossils and crystals on his family farm in Pennsylvania.