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John Betts - Fine Minerals, New York, NY
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Mineral Collecting in New England and Mid-Atlantic

Field Trip Maps to New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania Mineral Collecting Locations

The mineral locations below are for self-guided mineral collecting. Map and directions are provided to locate the site.

Southwest Chester & Brookdale Mines, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Limecrest Quarry, Sparta, New Jersey

Amber Location, Sayreville, New Jersey

Sterling Hill Mine Museum, Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Franklin Mineral Museum, Franklin, New Jersey

Selenite Diggings, Kerhonksen, New York

Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, New York

Diamond Acres, Fonda, New York

Gore Mountain Garnet Mines, North River, New York

Bear Mountain Bridge Area, Cortlandt, New York

Essonite Garnet Outcrop, West Redding, Connecticut

Biermann's Quarry, Bethel, Connecticut

Topaz and Emerald Site, Trumbull, Connecticut

Timm's Hill Prospect, Haddam, Connecticut

Case Quarry, Portland, Connecticut

Garnet Mines, Roxbury, Connecticut

Kyanite Prospect, Judd's Bridge, Connecticut

In-Depth Articles About Mineral Locations in New York and Connecticut

Anthony's Nose, New York: a Review of Three Mineral Localities

Quarries and Minerals of the Dayton Rd. District, South Glastonbury, CT.

Manhattan Mineral Collecting


A Field Guide to Mineral Collectors

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