October 8th, Mrs. Lobb and Ms. Fox’s first grade classes visited the Morefield Gem Mines. As an extension of their geology unit, students were given the opportunity to act as rock hounds as they dug up all kinds of geological treasures, including mica, quartz, crystal, amethyst, garnet, and a whole lot of amazonite—a mineral the mines in Amelia, VA are world-famous for! Check out some of their “rock”ing finds!

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