Saturday, May 8, 2010

The Magical Wonders of Flourescent Rocks - by Bob McGuire, May 15

Saturday May 15th,
Flourescent Rocks with Bob McGuire
2 -3pm, Fun With Flourescent Rocks for Kids,
4-5pm, Flourescent Rocks, An Unusual Creation of Mother Nature
at the Susquehanna River Archaeological Center, 345 Broad Street, Waverly, NY

download flier here

An informative look at some unusual creations of Mother Nature.

You will see some really unattractive rocks transform into a rainbow of lovely colors simply by turning off the lights and exposing them to Ultra Violet illumination. See also some of the uses of this phenomena in today’s world.

The 2- 3pm show is geared toward kids, while the 4-5pm showing will include slides of the now closed zinc mines in Franklin, New Jersey and one of the past digs there.

The doors will open at 1pm. Admission is $5 Adults, $4 for SRAC members and students, kids under ten, $3 for each presentation.

Admission to the SRAC Exhibit Hall Filled with thousands of local artifacts is included in the admission price. Call the Center at 607-565-7960 for more information.

All events are listed online at You may also call the Center with questions at 565-7960, or email us at

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