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4-22-18 Herkimer Mines Bus Trip & Dinner

April 22, 2018 $111

Included:

Full Charter

Lecture

Prospecting

Sluicing

Wood Fired Pizza Buffet

A complimentary water bottle, safety goggles & bucket

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At Herkimer Diamond Mines we will be:

Departing on a  Thomas Charters Full size Bus (arrival at 6:45am at the Dillant Hopkins Airport Address: 80 Airport Rd, Keene, NH 03431; DEPART by 7am) with an arrival time of 10:30am at Herkimer Mines 

Herkimer Diamond Mines
Museum & Prospecting Area

4601 State Route 28
Herkimer, NY 13350

On the route out we will be presenting information, talking rocks and crystals and leading presentations! Every guest is receiving a free water bottle, bucket & safety goggles as part of their ticket!

11am Eating a Bring-Your-Own-Bag-Lunch (Eating on arrival before prospecting and after the lecture, instructions etc.)

Shopping (Shopping, museum, and lecture)

If you were born to shop, STOP!!! at the largest jewelry store in the northeast with over 200 different gemstones and 4000 designs from hundreds of mines all over the world.  Do artifacts and science interest you?  Come and visit our museum and receive a “Diamond Presentation” lecture.

Prospecting (Mining)
Step back in time and be a prospector for a day.  Mine for Herkimer Diamonds and keep what you find!

Sluicing – Soft Skill Prospecting
(Diamond Dirt Bags, Fossil Bags, Gemstone Bags)

Each participant receives a bag of rough material.  You are guaranteed a find!

4pm Eating a pizza dinner at the Miners Table!  (Eating at 4pm after Prospecting & Sluicing for the day) This is included in your ticket price and will be a buffet style/2 of each pizza ordered. *Drinks & tips not included.

 

5pm DEPARTURE; Load at 4:45. Arriving at Swanzey Airport at 8:30pm

FAQ:

1. What Should We Bring?
We suggest that you come prepared with safety eye wear, gloves and closed toe shoes. You may also bring any additional equipment that you find necessary, such as chisels, screens, small shovels, buckets, and other hammers (up to a 12 lb sledge). We recommend to dress for the weather and bring sunscreen if necessary.

*On this trip, Keene Intuition & Brandie Wells are supplying your safety goggles & a bucket! We will discuss the other equipment, what can be borrowed or purchased in the Facebook event page!

2. What are Herkimer Diamonds?
Herkimer Diamonds are beautiful double-terminated quartz crystals found in Herkimer, New York.  Incredibly, these phenomenal gemstones are close to five hundred million years old.  The crystals are magnificent works of nature, found in the rock, having a diamond-like geometrical shape.  Thus, the name recognition of “Herkimer Diamonds”.

3. Can you be of any age to prospect?
We welcome miners of all ages, but we request that children under the age of 16 be accompanied by an adult in order to keep your experience enjoyable and safe.

*On this trip, Keene Intuition & Brandie Wells are requiring a 13 year or older with an adult between 13-18. No minors without an accompanied guardian.

4.  Can we keep everything we find?
YES !!

This Trip is presented by Keene Intuition & Brandie Wells For more information, do not contact Thomas Charters or Herkimer Mines. Contact BrandieMedium@gmail.com