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Visit the Upper Peninsula of Michigan’s Copper District

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Finest Copper Mineral Collecting in the world!

Something for everyone! Mineral collectors, families,teachers, geologist, and mining professionals all dig it at the Caledonia Mine!

Fun Fact:  Did you know over a 1/2 million bats hibernate in the Caledonia Complex each year?

Another fun fact:  Caledonia Mine was featured on the Cash and Treasures Show on The Travel Channel, in Michigan Magazine, and on PBS and RFD-TV!


Mineral Collecting Events

Experience the thrill of exploring and collecting native copper in your own private ore pile.

Come and enjoy the fresh mountain air and cool breeze as you dig through a 3 cubic yard ore pile reserved just for you.

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2014 Keweenaw Mineral Days

(Monday Aug 4, to Thursday Aug 7 ) Come collect native copper and silver and a host of associated minerals in beautiful Ontonagon, Michigan.

You can enjoy premium mineral collecting and other special events at historic rock piles that are privately owed. Come discover what the Paleo Americans have been mining since 2000 B.C.

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Educational and Professional Tours

The mine has evolved into an outdoor educational facility providing hands-on learning experience for educators, professional groups, students, and tourists...

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Full payment is required with reservations.
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Refunds of 75% will be promptly made if we have notification at least 2 weeks prior to your reservation dates.
Cancellation notification must be made by mail, fax, or e-mail ONLY.

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