Shipping Rates & Methods

Standard Domestic Shipping:

Domestic Standard Shipping Rates
(via USPS media mail):

$4.50 on purchases of $0 - $9.99
$6.50 on purchases of $10.00 - $24.99
$8.50 on purchases of $25.00 - $49.99
$10.50 on purchases of $50.00 - $74.99
$12.50 on purchases of $75.00 - $99.99
$16.00 for purchases of $100.00 - $149.99

Purchases over $150, we will charge our shipping cost plus a $3.00 handling fee.

International or express shipping will cost more.

Additional postage required on some items
(as noted).

Our standard shipping method for orders less than $75.00 is via USPS Media Mail. Orders can take 7-10 days for delivery to more distant locations, but usually take less. For orders of $75.00 or more, our standard shipping method is via UPS Ground. Orders of $150.00 or more will be charged the cost of UPS Ground plus $3.00 handling. Orders are usually shipped within two business days of the receipt of an order.

Expedited and International Shipping:

Standard shipping costs and methods above do not apply to expedited or international orders. Shipping charges for these orders (and orders over $150) will be our cost plus a $3.00 handling fee. We can ship via USPS or UPS. Please specify the carrier and service you prefer when ordering. If you are paying by credit card, you can specify if you would prefer to be notified or not regarding shipping costs prior to billing and shipping your order.

The links below can help you choose a carrier and service. We ship orders from Socorro, NM, 87801:

International calls are cost prohibitive for confirming shipping charges. Please include a valid
e-mail address for us to verify a shipping method for your order. We only accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express) on international orders, but you can complete payment by phone.


Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM to Noon & 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Mountain Standard Time)


New Mexico Geological Society
c/o: New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801-4796

(575) 835-5490 phone
(575) 835-6333 fax
e-mail:
http://nmgs.nmt.edu