super dig for minerals Sterling Hill Mining Museum and new jersey history

Gem and Mineral Sale

Rocks, Minerals, Mining &

Lapidary Equipment


Saturday, Sept. 24  &  Sunday, Sept. 25


10:00am to 3:00pm


This Fundraising Sale happens only twice a year!

During this event the Museum offers excess
rocks, minerals, assorted books, mining and lapidary equipment priced to sell to the public.

  8:00am   Gates open, along with the Snack Bar and Museum Shop.

10:00am   Sale starts. (No pre-sale peeking at the tables is allowed.)

The Gem and Mineral Sale is held under the Christiansen Pavilion. Rain or shine, sort through tables, upon tables of various mixes.

A super selection of rock and mineral specimens

gem and mineral sale at roch bottom prices

While you are at the Museum join us on...

Saturday, April 23rd

9:00am to 11:00pm


Super Dig

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SuperDig event details

schedule of events

Sterling Hill Super Dig 2012

April 23rd & 24th, 2016

Rain or Shine!

9 AM to 11 PM

The SUPER DIG is a once a year event at the mine!

What can visitors experience?

  • Take a Tour of the Mine.

  • Take a Private Tour of the newly opened historic Trotter Tunnel.

  • For this event ONLY, take a Tour of the Upper Mine and Mill where you will receive a “Last day of operation” ore specimen right off the conveyor belt (certificate included).

  • The ever-popular Blackout Tour of the Mine “Tunnel of Love.

  • See the nighttime illumination of the famous “Fluorescent Wall” in the Fill Quarry.

  • And, collect minerals in all 3 collection areas on the property.

Fresh NEW rock areas for your digging pleasure.

The collecting areas at Sterling Hill have been freshly excavated, and tens of tons of new material has been pulled down from the mountain just for us (that's what this year's fees help to pay for).

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SuperDIg Event Details

fluorescent wall