David K. Joyce Minerals

Recent Activities -Craigmont Corundum Mine, Page Two

It was a great day at Craigmont, although we didn't find many good specimens. We'll just have to go back!

 

Recent Activities -Craigmont Corundum Mine, Page Two

So, I'll head back to Craigmont some other time to try my luck. Here is a nice view of the York River from the bridge you cross near Craigmont, on the way to or from.

Recent Activities -Craigmont Corundum Mine, Page Two

THIS is the sort of specimen that we were hoping to collect on our trip. No such luck. This 4.0cm terminated crystal is an old one from my collection.

Recent Activities -Craigmont Corundum Mine, Page Two

This is one of the few crystals that we collected that resembled a specimen. Crystal is 4.0cm long.