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