Monthly Archives: October 2012

Geology students visit the Harding Pegmatite Mine near Dixon New Mexico

Dr. Louis Jacobs took his GEOL 2320 Southwestern Environments: A Geologic Approach class to the Harding pegmatite mine near Dixon, New Mexico. The area was mined from about 1900 intermittently until 1958 as source for various metals such as beryllium, … Continue reading

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Making way for Disc Golf

SMU in Taos grounds staff cleared underbrush and substantially trimmed juniper and pinon trees to make room for an eighteen “basket” disc golf course. Bonfires reduced the branches to cinder and filled the autumn air with the pinon pine aroma.

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