Geode Cracking Demonstration

June 9, 2012 @ 5:00 pm – June 9, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
13019 Catoctin Furnace Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788
Free with Admission

Geode angle 300x267Mobile Mining Experience will be offering geode cracking demonstrations and talks throughout the day. The presentation portion of the program is free for all paid visitors and members. The program includes a review of several of the best supported theories on geode formation, the crystals and minerals found inside them, and more interesting facts on geodes. A schedule of program times will be posted.

At the conclusion of the program, there will be geodes available for sale which participants can crack open on our custom made geode cracking machines and take home.  These geodes will range in price from as little as $4.00 each to over $20.00 each. Why not come out and enjoy the zoo. While you’re there, please stop by and learn about geodes and do a little geode cracking with us.


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