The Big Find

The Big Find at the Dunton Mine in Newry, ME, from 1972-1974 by the Plumbago Mining Corporation.  The Big Find is one of the most important gem finds in North America.  The pockets of tourmaline in those two years produced a ton of tourmaline; an extraordinary find indeed!

This year (2022) marks 50 years since The Big Find! Join us in celebration and claim your piece of Maine history!