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Last Sunday of the Month Dig


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.

Earlier Event: April 27
Annual Show Banquet and Auction
Later Event: April 28
Spring - Sterling Hill Garage Sale