Here’s a slide show of McAdoo/Tresckow quartz crystal specimens, as well as some shots of crystal collecting the locality.  McAdoo is just south of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, and quartz crystals of up to 20+ LBS can be found in the abandoned strippin pit there, which locals nicknamed The Echo.

Part 2 of digging fern fossils in St. Clair, PA.  Splitting a couple slabs at home.  Carboniferous, 300+ million years old.  Species include pecopteris, alethopteris, sphenophyllum, and many more.

Collecting black drusy quartz crystals and herkimer diamonds at the Area 51 Claim, Diamond Acres/Hastings Farm, Fonda NY.  the Area 51 Claim has produced some incredible specimens in the last couple seasons.