Dec
12
5:00 PM17:00

Black Out Mine Tour

Have you ever wanted to see what the rest of the mine looks like under SW UV besides the Rainbow Tunnel? Well, now is your chance! Take a tour in complete darkness besides the illumination of SW UV lights and be amazed at the aw inspiring fluorescent minerals all throughout the mine.

Must be 18 or older.

Tickets must be purchased in advanced to reserve your spot on the tour — there will only be two tours (one at 5:00 PM and the other at 6:00 PM) and limited space. If you do not have tickets, you may not go on the tour. In order to purchase tickets, you may do so by either coming to Sterling and purchasing them in the gift shop or by calling and purchasing them over the phone (ask for Winter.) Tickets are $15.00 per person.

Must fill out safety waiver and bring protective eye wear — failure to do so and you will not be permitted on the tour. Safety Waiver will be e-mailed to you at the time of your ticket purchase.

Each tour will run around 45 minutes to an hour.

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Mar
31
9:00 AM09:00

Last Sunday of the Month Dig

WEATHER PERMITTING

Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump, in the Passaic pit, and “saddle” areas.

Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter’s claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection. A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of fluorescent minerals.

Fee: $5 admission plus $2.00 for each pound of minerals taken. Fee does not include mine tour.

Age Requirements: Must be age seven or older to collect on the Mine Run dump; must be age 13 or older to collect elsewhere

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Apr
28
9:30 AM09:30

Last Sunday of the Month Dig

WEATHER PERMITTING

Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump, in the Passaic pit, and “saddle” areas.

Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter’s claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection. A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of fluorescent minerals.

Fee: $5 admission plus $2.00 for each pound of minerals taken. Fee does not include mine tour.

Age Requirements: Must be age seven or older to collect on the Mine Run dump; must be age 13 or older to collect elsewhere.

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