Peruse 350 booths of minerals, crystals, gemstones, silver, gold, amber, opals, pearls, artisan / designer / estate / costume jewelry, faceted stones,
dinosaurs, meteorites, fossils of every description, interior décor, petrified wood, metaphysical, beads, equipment, supplies, & more. And it's all for sale!


Exhibits!


#1: A huge 2,400 square foot fossil display of large and impressive fossil and mineral specimens presented by Dinosaurs Rock. This New York company brings the museum to us!

#2: Dinosaur skeletons (including an adult T-Rex) by Dinosaur Brokers; from whom the world's museums get their own dinosaurs.

#3: Our Junior Ballroom will be filled with glowing UV rocks from the Franklin Mineral Museum and Sterling Hill Mining Museum. This is their largest presentation yet.

#4: Twenty advanced collectors will show off their private collections in lighted 4' showcases.

#5: A few last-minute surprises too!

 

Attractions!


#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

 

Lectures!


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.

Friday Schedule
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

Saturday Schedule
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

 

The NY/NJ Gem and Mineral Show is Presented by Eons Expos, the same brother-sister team that brings you the Denver Coliseum Show every September and the Tucson 22nd Street Show every January / February.