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Geology Club Trip to the Herkimer Diamond Mine September 2002

By Contributing Writer on September 30, 2002

Click the image below to launch a slideshow of images from the trip.

Intrepid diamond hunters - Adam Skarke, Linda Chernak, Di Keller, Ashley Nagle, Chris Karmosky, and Darren Karn - prepare to hit the mine.

Intrepid diamond hunters – Adam Skarke, Linda Chernak, Di Keller, Ashley Nagle, Chris Karmosky, and Darren Karn – prepare to hit the mine.

 

Visiting Professor Allen Dennis and his family joined us for the hunt.

Visiting Professor Allen Dennis and his family joined us for the hunt.

Adam Skarke takes aim.

Adam Skarke takes aim.

Adam Skarke takes a whack at finding some diamonds.

Adam Skarke takes a whack at finding some diamonds.

Ashley Nagle seems very pleased with her find.

Ashley Nagle is very pleased with her find.

A lot of rocks to choose from but Darren Karn tries to pick a good one.

A lot of rocks to choose from but Darren Karn tries to pick a good one.

Allen Dennis checks out Chris Karmosky's loot.

Allen Dennis checks out Chris Karmosky’s loot.

Linda Chernak holds up a really nice find.

Linda Chernak holds up a really nice Herkimer Diamond that she found.

Linda's big find.

Linda’s big find (and bruised knuckle).

Darren Karn breaks out the big sledge hoping for a big find.

Darren Karn breaks out the big sledge hoping for a big find.

A little worse for the wear after a hot day at the mine...

A little worse for the wear after a very hot day at the mine…

... but very pleased with our finds.

… but very happy with all our great finds.


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