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Mineralfest is the biannual mineral, fossil, and gem show sponsored by the
Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association
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2014 Autumn Mineralfest

Saturday, 4 October 2014

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Macungie Memorial Park
Macungie, Pennsylvania
More than 100 tables overloaded with minerals and more
A nice blend of contemporary, classic, and field-collected specimens
Minerals !!!
  • Contemporary: recent discoveries from Brazil, China, Russia, South Africa, etc.
  • Classics: Tri-State district, Michigan copper region, New Jersey trap-rock quarries, etc...
  • Field-collected specimens from U.S. and Canada
  • Crystals
  • Geodes
And a sprinkling of other material...
  • Fossils
  • Gemstones and handcrafted jewelry
  • Polished material
Over 50 dealers
A mixture of collectors paring down their collections, occasional dealers, and regular dealers
Dealers with a wide range of interests and specialties, including at least:
  • Three who specialize in Pennsylvania localities
  • Two fossil experts
  • Two fluorescent enthusiasts
  • One species collector
  • One creator of custom-made jewelry
Hands-on lessons in gold panning and sluicing
Learn the technique of panning using gold-bearing soil from northern Georgia. You get to keep what you pan! 
Gold panning and sluicing demonstrations are provided free of charge, but space is limited. 
Held at Macungie Memorial Park
Lehigh Valley area - about eight miles southwest of Allentown
  • An indoor show, held rain or shine
  • Fills both levels of the park building
  • Both levels are handicapped-accessible
  • Breakfast and lunch available in the building
  • Our 63rd semi-annual show at this location
  • Plenty of free parking
Something for everyone!
...not just rockhounds and mineralogists
  • Low admission: $2.00
  • Multiple door prizes awarded hourly
Plenty for kids to see and do
  • Free admission and mineral specimens for children under twelve
  • Guessing games
  • Gold panning and sluicing demonstrations are favorites with kids
Download printable flyer and directions
  Flyer for 2014 Autumn Mineralfest

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