#1: Every $5 children's ticket comes with a free mineral specimen that glows under UV light.
#2: Children's activities include gem sluicing, geode busting, and the Saturday 11:00 am lecture just for kids and young adults.
#3: Meet the stars of the TV show Prospectors including Amanda, Travis, Dwayne, and the Busse family!
#4: Touch actual rocks from the Moon, from the planet Mars, and from asteroid Vesta!
#5: Demonstrations including metal detecting by the East Coast Research & Discovery Association.
#6: A modest B2B 'Wholesale Only' section
The Mindat.org NY / NJ Lecture Series will feature six of the finest speakers in our field. See the 1-page summary detailing their lectures and their fascinating careers and exploits. Below is just a summary. Click Show Details for complete info.
4:00 pm - The Millipias Mine, Sonora Mexico
5:30 pm - Mining Adventure in Kazakhstan
6:30 pm - Mining Crocoite in Tasmania
7:30 pm - Minerals on Earth... and Beyond
11 am - Kid's / Young Adult Program
1 pm - Fakes & Forgeries in the Mineral World
3 pm - Lessor Known World Class Gem Deposits
5 pm - Minerals on Earth... and Beyond