Daphne D. LaPointe
Daphne D. LaPointe

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

Business telephone: (775) 682-8772
FAX: (775) 784-1709
E-mail: dlapoint@unr.edu

 
Education

M.S. Geology, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, 1977
B.A. Geology, with Honors, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1973

 

Areas of Expertise

Earth science education K-12 and public outreach programs
Nevada mineral resource information
Nevada mining districts
Mackay School of Mines scholarship availability
Radon hazards and mitigation

 

Professional Experience

Research Geologist, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (1980-present)
Assistant Geologist, Utah International (1975)
Assistant Geologist, Exxon Co., USA (1974-75)

 

Selected Publications

Tingley, J.V., Garside, L.J., Castor, S.B., and LaPointe, D.D., 1999, Mineral and energy resource assessment of the Washoe County Open Space Plan Amendment Area, Washoe County, Nevada, NBMG Open-File Report 99-2, 382 p.

Tingley, J.V., and La Pointe, D.D., 1999, in Annual mining review, state activities: Mining Engineering, v. 51, no. 5, p. 84-89.

Tingley, J.V., and LaPointe, D.D., 1999, Metals, in The Nevada mineral industry 1998: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-1998, p. 10-22.

Tingley, J.V., and LaPointe, D.D., 1998, Metals, in The Nevada mineral industry 1997: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-1997, p. 10-26.

Tingley, J.V., and LaPointe, D.D., Nevada 1998, in Annual mining review, state activities: Mining Engineering, v. 50, no. 5, p. 92-96.

Tingley, J.V., Castor, S.B., Garside, L.J., and LaPointe, D.D., 1998, Mineral and energy resource assessment of the Carson City urban interface area, Carson City, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 98-5, 136 p.

Tingley, J.V., Castor, S.B., Weiss, S.I, Garside, L.J., Price, J.G., LaPointe, D.D., Bonham, H.F., Jr., and Lugaski, T.P., 1998, Mineral and energy resource assessment of the Nellis Air Force Range, Clark, Lincoln, and Nye Counties, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 98-1, 2 vols., 800 p.

Tingley, J.V., Garside, L.J., Castor, S.B., and LaPointe, D.D., 1998, Mineral and energy resource assessment of the Washoe County open space plan amendment area, Washoe County, Nevada: Draft Report to Bureau of Land Management, Carson City Field Office, Carson City, Nevada, 312 p.

Castor, S.B., Garside, L.J., Tingley, J.V., LaPointe, D.D., Desilets, M.O., Hsu, L.C., Goldstrand, P.M., Lugaski, T.P., and Ross, H.P., 1997, Assessment of metallic energy resources in the Yucca Mountain Controlled Area, Nye County, Nevada: Draft Report prepared for the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management System Management and Operating Contactor, Las Vegas, Nevada, 204 p. + appendices (264 p.) + 10 plates.

Tingley, J.V., and LaPointe, D.D., 1997, Metals, in The Nevada mineral industry 1996: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-1996, p. 9–23.

Tingley, J.V., and LaPointe, D.D., 1997, Nevada 1996, in Annual mining review, state activities: Mining Engineering, v. 49, no. 5, p. 65–69.

Yount, J., and La Pointe, D.D., 1997, Guidebook and road log for glaciation, faulting and volcanism in the southern Lake Tahoe basin, NAGT Field Trip II, in Where the Sierra Nevada Meets the Basin and Range: Field Trip Guidebook for the National Association of Geoscience Teachers Far Western Section, 1997 Fall Field Conference, compiled by Brigitte Dillet.

Tingley, J. V., and LaPointe, D.D., 1996, Metals, in The Nevada mineral industry 1995: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-1995, p. 9-19.

Tingley, J.V., and LaPointe, D.D., 1996, Nevada, in Annual mining review, state activities: Mining Engineering, v. 48, no. 5, p. 63-67.

Tingley, J.V., Castor, S.B, Garside, L.J., Weiss, S.I., Bonham, H.E, Jr., LaPointe, D.D, Lugaski, T.P., Price, J.G., and Desilets, M., 1996, Mineral and energy resource assessment of the Nellis Air Force Range: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology report to the Nellis Air Force Base Environmental Management, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District Planning Division, Fort Worth, Texas, 738 p. + appendices.

Price, J. G., Rigby, J. G., Christensen, L., Hess, R. H., LaPointe, D. D., Ramelli, A. R., Desilets, M. O., Hopper, R. D., Kluesner, T., and Marshall, S. R., 1994, Radon in outdoor air in Nevada: Health Physics , v. 66, no. 4, p. 443-438.

Rigby, J. G., Price, J. G., Christensen, L. G., LaPointe, D. D., Ramelli, A. R., Desilets, M. O., Hess, R. H., and Marshall, S. R., 1994, Radon in Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 108, 76 p.

LaPointe, D. D., Tingley, J. V., and Jones, R. B., 1991, Mineral resources of Elko County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 106, 236 p.

 

Other Professional Activities

Member of:

Mackay School of Mines Scholarship Committee
Geological Society of Nevada
Nevada Mining Assoc. Education Committee
WAAIME

 

Awards and Honor Societies

Sigma Xi