Our library has various reference collections regarding the geology of Malaysia. Both published and unpublished materials regarding local geology are available for reference. Reference materials for specific regions of Asia and other parts of the world are also available.

Our Library can be found at the JMG Office in Putrajaya, the State Offices in Kuching, Sarawak, and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, and the Technical Services Department in Ipoh, Perak. No loans are permitted, but copies are available for a nominal fee. The Library service is available during official hours.

JMG publishes reports on the results of studies and investigations carried out in various aspects of minerals and geosciences. These reports are:

Periodic Report

  • Annual Report
  • Annual Mineral Report
  • Industrial Mineral Report
  • Conference Report
  • Guidelines for Mineral Manufacturers and Statistics of Mineral-Based Industries
  • Malaysian Mining Industry Report

Technical Report

  • Map Report and Bulletin
  • Technical Paper
  • Quaternary Geological Report
  • Regional Memoirs
  • Report Technical Cooperation
  • Malaysia Plan Report
  • Various Reports


Business Hour Ibu Pejabat JMG, Putrajaya

Monday to Thursday 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  2.00 PM – 4.30 PM
Friday 8.30 AM – 12.15 PM
  2.45 PM – 4.30 PM
Saturday/Sunday Closed
Public Holiday Closed


Publishing Report

The following is a list of map scales published by the Department:

Bil. Type/Map Name Output Scale
1. Geological Map  
  Peninsular Malaysia 1:500,000/1:750,000
  Sarawak 1:500,000/1:1,000,000
  Sabah 1:500,000
  Peninsular Malaysia – (Selected Topo Sheet) 1:63,360
2. Mineral Distribution Map  
  Peninsular Malaysia 1:750,000
  Sarawak 1:750,000
  Sabah 1:700,000
3. Hidrogeological Map  
  Peninsular Malaysia 1:500,000
  Sarawak & Sabah 1:500,000/1:1,000,000
4. Geological Engineering Map 1:25,000
5. Seismotectonic Map of Malaysia 1:500,000


Reports and maps issued by the Department are available for sale. A list of publications and maps with prices can be found at the library and on the Department's website.

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