Category: Mining & Geology

Garnet Mining in the Adirondacks

By Judy Brown Garnet Studio The largest Garnet Mining operation is located in the small hamlet of North River. The current operation is located off the 13th Lake Road on … Read More

Geology of the Gore Mountain Garnet Mine

Garnet Mine Tours The following story of the geological history of the Gore Mountain Garnet Mine of the Baron Mines Corporation follows closely the generally accepted theories of Adirondack geologists; … Read More

The Garnet Story

Garnet Mine Tours Near North Creek, New York, five miles up Gore Mountain from the State Highway, Route 28, is the entrance to the Barton Mines Corporation, produces of garnet … Read More

Adirondack Rocks

The Adirondack Mountains are part of an ancient belt of rocks which were formed over a billion years ago. Hard to imagine, yet evidenced by the known creation and accumulation … Read More

Lake George Region Geology

The glacial geology of the Lake George region has been influenced by millions of years of sculpturing and carving by ice and water. With extremely powerful forces of nature at … Read More

Jewels in the Adirondacks

By Judy Brown Garnet Studio It is out of the way, unique and well worth the trip if you love gems and jewelry. Joe and Judy Brown of Garnet Studio … Read More