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Crater of Diamonds - A Public Diamond Mine Where You Can ...

Aug 26, 2015· Aug 26, 2015· The Crater of Diamonds State Park, in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, is the world's only diamond mine open to the public. Visitors get to go on a real-life treasure hunt and keep whatever they find!

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The Best Places to Go Gem Hunting in the U.S. | Travel ...

Sep 23, 2016· Often called "rockhounding," the search for gems and minerals has been popular for decades. One of the earliest accounts of mining in what is now the United States …

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Go Mining At Emerald Hollow Mine In Hiddenite, NC

The only emerald mine in the world open to the public for mining, recognized as one of the most unique & interesting geological locations in North America ... a virtual treasure trove of gemstones can be found at our gem mine! Many of these are very rare, including emerald, aquamarine, sapphire, garnet, topaz, amethyst, citrine, rutile, and ...

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Gem Mining in Southern California - Public Dig Sites ...

Jul 29, 2018· Jul 29, 2018· Another rich mine known for gemstones mining in southern California is the Stewart Mine. It is located in the vicinity of Pala. The mine is famous for its reddish-pink elbaite. Other gemstones mined from here are the morganite and kunzite. The Tourmaline Queen Mines are also some of the well-established gemstone mines, which form a Tourmaline ...

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Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US - International Gem ...

The Emerald Hollow Mine is home to the only emerald mine in the United States open for public treasure hunting. You can check out findings from the mine at sluiceways or do your own prospecting, digging, and hunting for a small fee. Gem sluice, Hiddenite, …

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Gem Tour of America - Gems – Mines – Museums

Emerald Hollow Mine Hiddenite, North Carolina The Emerald Hollow Mine states it's the world's only emerald mine open for public prospecting. Gems found at the site include emerald, aquamarine, sapphire, garnet, topaz, amethyst, citrine, rutile and tourmaline. Prices depend on the type of digging you want to do. emeraldhollowmine.com T +1 ...

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California State Gem Mine - The California State Gemstone ...

Jul 31, 2020· Jul 31, 2020· After 100 years, the Benitoite Gem Mine is finally open and offering field trips to the public. Rock hounds, gem and specimen hunters, this is your chance to find one of the rarest and most desirable gemstones in the world! The California State Gemstone, Benitoite. Other rare gems and minerals include Neptunite, Joaquinite, djurleite, and Natrolite.

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US Gemstone Mines: Arizona Oregon Idaho Montana Arkansas ...

In 2014 about 250 gemstone mines were operating in the United States. They employed between 1,200 and 1,500 people. A significant amount of additional gemstone mining in the United States is done by rockhounds (amateurs who search for rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils as a hobby). Many of them do their rockhounding on public land (areas ...

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Sunstone Mines In Oregon (Open To The Public) - Rock Seeker

Sunstone Mines In Oregon Open To The Public. 1. Double Eagle Mine. "Double Eagle Mining is a mining company of the worlds rarest known gemstone, Oregon Copper Bearing Sunstone.". Double Eagle Mine is a privately owned environmentally conscious mining operation which was founded in 2004. It is located in the high desert of southcentral ...

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Public Gold & Gemstone Mines in Oregon - Gold Rush Nuggets

The mine no longer offers overnight camping so plan accordingly, and contact them for the latest mining information. Spectrum Sunshine Mines One of Oregon's premier gemstone mining sites is the Spectrum Sunshine Mine, which is open for gemstone enthusiasts' mining expeditions.

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Mine Trips | Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine

A newer mine, The Brushy Creek Mine is the only active, gem-producing mine in the area that is open to the public. At this mine, you can look to find Aquamarine, …

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Fee Mining and Digging for Gems, Minerals, Gold, Crystals

Fee mining sites are places where you can pay a fee to dig, pan, or search for rocks, minerals or gemstones and keep whatever you find. There are many places in the United States where you can pan for gold, wash gravel for gemstones, or split rocks to find …

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Public Crystal Mining Sites in Arkansas

The Board Camp Crystal Mine is located about 10 miles East of Mena within the Ouachita National Forest and on the pristine Ouachita mountains in the Polk County, Arkansas. You can camp, explore, and dig up the sparkly crystal quartz and other minerals. The mine was first discovered in 2008 and was open to the public in 2012.

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Top 7 Places to Go Gem Hunting On Your Next Family ...

May 20, 2014· Emerald Hollow Mine is the only emerald mine in the United States open to public prospecting. You'll sit at one of three sluiceways, where you can pick over buckets taken directly from the mine.