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2019 Rainforest Festival event: "Garnets and the Mitkof Island Garnet Mine"


September 12, 2019

Brian Varela / Petersburg Pilot

People of all ages were seated with a hammer in hand, chipping away at rocks in hopes of finding a garnet at Sandy Beach during the Rainforest Festival. Sal Gangialosi, owner of the Bella Vista Garnet Mine, breaks apart rocks in search of garnets on Saturday.

Saturday, September 7


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