emeralds, schorl, garnet and beryl combo piece
unknown silver mineral found with schorl...Mike? what is it??
Mickey C down in the amy pit at diamond hill
Mickey, Gary and others tried there luck in the smoky pit. They were finding nice small cabinets of clusters here.
Mike cooling off after a hard dig
Mike and I in our team dig hole. this is the skel pit at diamond hill
Mike has his hands on a 2 ft plate of nice crystals which now resides in my collection, when hunting at Diamond hill, you should look for the red clay pockets for larger plates of quartz
Mike digging, Gary and I taking a sec to look at the camera, I really did dig....
spoil piles above amy pit Diamond hill
Me hunting at Ray mine, small hole started
Wrapping after a good day of hunting, I was shown a nice curve "ball" right after this photo!
Randy "collecting" at the Ray mine
Mike's waterfall full view
Me hunting at Kings Mt RR cut
One of the 7 trains that passed us during our visit at Kings Mt
View to the parking area, right side towards end of cut geodes are low enough to chisel out of rock
Big curve in the cut, 3/4 mile from parking area
Nice waterfall at Kings Mt, this is at the very end of the RR cut, no geodes found this far down the tracks