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Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill (Nighttime: Sterling Hill Mining Museum members only)

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill (Nighttime: Sterling Hill Mining Museum members only)

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Night collecting at Sterling Hill is scheduled twice a year for museum members only.  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.

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

Age Requirements: Must be age 7 or older to collect on the Mine Run dump; must be age 13 or older to collect elsewhere.

 

Earlier Event: October 5
New Jersey Paranormal