|The Morefield Gem Mine is an exciting place for the whole family. For more than 80 years the mine has produced many varieties of mineral specimens and is open to the public. You may view the exhibits, visit the gift shop, or mine you own gem stones. The Morefield offers something for both the amateur or advanced rock hunter alike. Check our Season Schedule below for days and hours of operation||
The Morefield Mine is a highly mineralized pegmatite dike having a length of 2,000 feet and a depth of 300 feet. It produces over 80 different minerals, with more new ones being discovered. The mine produces mica, feldspar, beryl, phenakite for a few popular ones. It produces minerals of the tantalum/columbite series too.
You may also visit the Morefield Mine collection and exhibit
2014 Fall Schedule
October 21, 2014 thru December 06, 2014
Saturdays open to the public beginning October 25, 2014
No reservation needed for Saturdays
Saturday hours = 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
We are always closed on Sundays to honor the Lord.
Tuesday thru Friday opened by reservation only for small groups and individuals
Mondays we occasionally are open for a large class group only
November 08, 2014 (a Saturday) is the 85th Birthday celebration of the Morefield Mine
It will be opened to the public and no reservations needed.
The hours will be 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
December 07, 2014 = First day closed for the winter
Schools and other groups with 50 or more coming, need to make a reservation.
Make reservations by calling Sharon at the numbers at the top of this page.
NO GROUP DISCOUNTS
INDIVIDUAL FEES ONLY
A Ziploc bag works well.
Free Picnic Areas to use.
Age 3 and under are free.
Age 4 and thru Grade 6 = $8.00 each child
Grade 7 and thru High School = $10.00 each student
Adults, including seniors = $12.00
Forms of payment is: cash, checks or credit cards (Visa or Mastercard Only)
Admission fees include up to one five-gallon bucket of rocks per person.
So bring your own bucket or pail.
Wear sturdy footwear to the mine, if you are going to go into a area for digging, for safety.
(Flip-Flops or Sandals not allowed)
Youngsters age 3 and under are welcome to come along with others and are free.
All adults that come along are welcome too, but need to pay if they go into the digging areas.
If they stay in the waiting area instead, then they won't need to pay.
No pets allowed at the mine because of the liability to other customers.
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