Amethyst Mine Panorama, Shuniah

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#58 of 144 in Nature in Ontario
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. By using our Shuniah trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Amethyst Mine Panorama and other attractions in Shuniah.
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  • September 27, 2017
    My husband and I felt very honoured to have Steve the owner help us pick out n transport four incredibly unique specimens from his Panoramic amathyst mine east of Thunder Bay Ontario. Truly a special ...  more »
  • September 22, 2017
    The Panorama Amythest Mine is definitely a place to spend a few hours searching for treasure. The family owned and operated business is ready to help you find your special jewel whether it's outside o...  more »
  • September 7, 2017
    Our hosts in Thunder Bay said they had been to this open-pit mine with guided tour and were surprised by how interesting it was. We decided to do the same and agree. Our tour guide was knowledgeable. ...  more »

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