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Amethyst Mine Panorama, Shuniah

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Geologic Formation Gift & Specialty Shop
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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  • We had a fantastic time! It was so hard to decide which pieces we picked to take home as we were able to find a lot of great amethyst. I found a decent sized piece that now sits on the bookshelf as a ...  more »
  • I would not recommend this place with your kids. A fee for a menial guide tour, they don't take you inside the mine. Just for a ridiculous intro you end up paying 32$ and they add 3$ per pound for a c...  more »
  • Drove from Iowa to Thunder Bay. Stayed at the Vahalla Inn, which was wonderful, clean, and awesome food. In the morning did a little more site seeing in Thunder Bay and then ventured to the Mine. A lo...  more »