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KEWEENAW MINERAL DAYS

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 to Saturday, July 22, 2017
A. E. SEAMAN MINERAL MUSEUM

Keweenaw Mineral Days

Hosted by the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum in collaboration with Keweenaw Gem and Gift, Inc. Event provides legal surface prepared mineral collecting on rock piles of former mines in the Keweenaw Peninsula.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN ONLINE AT:

https://secure.touchnet.net/C21042_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=59&clearPreview=true&SINGLESTORE=true

 Schedule of Events

Free admission for registered participants to the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Tuesday July 18 through Saturday July 22 and 10 % discount on select minerals.

Tuesday July 18: 10 am to 3 pm Wolverine #2 Mine Prepared surface mineral collecting (separate registration required)

Wednesday July 19: 10 am to 3 pm Seneca Mine Prepared surface mineral collecting (separate registration required)

Thursday July 20: Museum and Keweenaw Gem and Gift Day for registered participants

- 9 am to 10 am Coffee and Donuts Reception at Keweenaw Gem and Gift in Houghton for registered participants

- 9 am to 6 pm Keweenaw Gem and Gift Merchandise Sale (15 % discount for registered participants)

- noon to 1 pm Michigan Tech food trailer lunch at the museum (separate registration required)

- 9 am to 5 pm A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Gift Shop Sale (15 % discount for registed participants)

- 1 pm to 4 pm Surplus Inventory Sale by A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum and Keweenaw Gem and Gift held at A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum (15 % discount for registered participants)

Friday July 21: 10 am to 3 pm Laurium Mine Prepared surface mineral collecting (separate registration required)

Saturday July 22: 10 am to 3 pm Central Mine Prepared surface mineral collecting (separate registration required)

Registration is not complete until receipt of liability waiver.

Registration fee and event fee is required (age 16 or older) unless noted otherwise. Children entering 6th grade may participate in collecting events accompanied by and supervised by the responsible adult. A parental consent form is required for children.  Travel to events and food are the responsibility of individual participants.

Normally No refund after June 30. All collecting activities have minimum participants and may be cancelled if minimums are not met by June 1. If we cancel you get 100 % refund. The collecting events are confirmed but should circumstances require a change we reserve the right to make a substitution of the collecting site or cancel the event. You will be notified of cancellations or changes and they will be posted here.

AMONG THE BEST

The A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum has the largest public display of minerals from the Great Lakes Region and is the official Mineral Museum of Michigan. The world's best collection of Michigan minerals and minerals from around the world are part of its collection and exhibits. The University of Michigan mineral collection is held by the museum under the Michigan Mineral Alliance. The world-record holding 17-ton native copper slab is on exhibit in the Copper Pavilion.