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Geologist-led Mineral Collecting Field Trip
Rockhounding Talk Geology Mineral Collecting in Bancroft area, the Mineral Capital of Canada
Genesee #2 Mine Field Trip Access is by Special Permission only
Rockhounding Craigmont Corundum Mine Field Trip looking through the Tailings
Lakeside Gems

Geologist-led Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Regular price $45.00 $0.00 Unit price per

Field Trip Leader: Chris Fouts, Geologist
Come Treasure Hunting in Bancroft - "the Mineral Capital of Canada" with the guy who literally wrote the book on Mineral Collecting in Bancroft!

Updated 2021 Schedule: August 14, 17, 19, 28 & 31, Sept 4 & 11, Oct 2 - check availability.


Meet & Greet at Lakeside Gems Rock Shop
9:15 am to sign Waiver Forms (requirement of participation)
A short presentation will be made on rockhounding in Bancroft and an opportunity to see specimens common to the locations to be visited

Mineral Collecting Sites visited will be within a 45 minute drive from the shop

You bring your own vehicle and travel convoy style following the Geologist

  • Bring your own lunch, snacks, water & gear, etc.
  • must have proper footwear & anyone using hand tools will be required to wear safety glasses
  • gloves are recommended and be prepared for bugs
  • please note - there is no bathroom on site -- just lots of trees
  • Trip is rain or shine

Chris stays on-site until 4 pm

Club Members Discount - message for your special discount code & receive $5 off the trip fee