Spend an exciting day
All ages are welcome
to join in this unique experience.
Our experienced and knowledgeable staff will be on hand to help with collection techniques and specimen identification. This is truly a hands-on educational and potentially profitable experience. Caledonia Mine is set in the side of a mountain overlooking the beautiful valley of the Flint Steel River. The mine is easy to reach, a 20 minute drive from Ontonagon, Michigan. The area is full of other fun things to do near by, from hiking the Porcupine Mountains to relaxing on the beautiful sandy beaches of Lake Superior.
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Rock & Mineral Collecting: The mine is open from mid-May through early September with a limited number of dates available. Rock piles are built from the original ore left from mining days. Collecting is by advance reservation only. In addition. we offer rock and mineral collecting adventures for groups at other nearby mines that we own.
Fun at the Caledonia Mine
Private Ore Pile
$100 for a 3 cubic yard load, suitable for 3 or 4 people, and the use of a bucket containing 2 rock hammers, a hand digging tool, hoe and bags.
You will have approximately 4 hours to break down your pile and keep whatever you choose. Each pile is supplied with water to rinse the minerals and ore. Bring your own collecting and safety gear or we have safety gear available for rental or purchase by advance request.
Safety and Collecting
The Caledonia Native Copper Mine is now owned by Evergreen Explorations.
Click Here for a map showing the location of the Caledonia Copper Mine,
Plan now to visit the Caledonia Mine in the Summer of 2014
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