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Gem Mountain Reviews
We stopped with a family group of nine people and bought the $500 barrel. It took us a couple of hours to get through it and recovered a variety of gems and minerals. All of us had a great time, and s... more »
We have gone here for many years. Dozens of visits. It’s fun to take family and friends. Panning for gems and then checking your haul for quality gems. You can spend a few bucks if you get excited. I ... more »
This place made it's presence known (it is right on the highway after all) and we enjoyed it. There was a pleasant area to sluice your minerals from your dirt, and you could actually buy different typ... more »
Great finds in the gem buckets here, true native specimens with great variety. A rockhound dream. I was able to add minerals to my collection that were on my life list. Can't wait to go back and see what else I can "discover".
Great place to bring kids to do gem mining. Employees are very helpful. Will go back again
Very nice and helpful both the guys selling buckets and the lady identifying the gems inside! We got the 4 gallon mix bucket with lots of bigger stones! Kids enjoyed!
This is one place just just have to go there are all kinds of gem mining places in NC but this one is by far the best.
Staff made it fun by going through all the rocks with us to tell us what we found.
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