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Amethyst Mine Panorama, Shuniah

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Explore the largest amethyst deposit in the whole of North America and collect your own at Amethyst Mine Panorama. Discovered in 1955, this still-active quarry continues to produce the rare violet quartz. Take part in a guided tour, which educates you about amethyst's properties and significance to the area, and then gives you the chance to mine your own. Head to the gift shop to find some extra amethyst-related mementos of your time here. Arrange to visit Amethyst Mine Panorama and other attractions in Shuniah using our Shuniah itinerary planner.
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  • A beautiful place to see. And to take visitors there The rocks and amethyst. Are something for all to see in thunder bay  more »
  • Expensive, seen nothing... Amethyst shop at the entrance. To get in you have to pay $8/person, then you end on a scarp pile where you can 'chose' from and pay by lbs on your way out. What a waste of t...  more »
  • The first thing they made us do was a tour. It cost something like $6-8$. The tour is rather short . Then they turn you loose on their pile of rocks. The cynically part of me wonders if they pick out ...  more »