Michigan UP May 27-28, 2023
**25 Member Limit. Must be at least 12 years old**
Full as of 2/16/2022
Dates: Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th, 2023
Field Trip leaders: Ben Chorn, in connection with the Copper Country Rock and Mineral Club
Field trip leader email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Cliff Mine and Central Mine in Keweenaw Peninsula, Upper Peninsula, Michigan. Nearest large city is Houghton (30-45 minutes away).
Field Trip Itinerary: We will be spending one day at each mine. I can also offer one night (or multiple) to look for fluorescent sodalite on beaches.
Minerals you can find include: copper, datolite, calcite, silver, covellite, hematite (and others)
Costs: $30 per person per location to have piles bull dozed. If trip is full (25 members) cost will be $25.
Important Info: The annual limit for collecting rocks on state-owned and public trust lands is 25lbs per year in Michigan.
Buckets or containers, rock hammers and picks, boots, sunscreen, hats, gloves. Longwave UV light needed for collecting sodalite. Metal detector is also useful.
Cleaning information: https://ccrmc.info/index.php/home/sulfamic-acid-cleaning/
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