Tucson Mineral and Gem World, Tucson

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  • Assuming that this is the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. There are 62 separate locations though out the city. I don’t get the tons and tons of rocks but I guess some people do. The KINO Sports Center ha...  more »
  • This is by far one of the best rock, fossil, and mineral shops in the entire land! It is shockingly awesome and I loved looking around at their huge selection. It also had excellent prices on the many...  more »
  • From the looks of the guys running the quaint shop you would have thought that they were dug up with the merchandise: craggled and weather worn. But looks are deceiving. The owner is entertaining, fri...  more »
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  • This place rocks! All puns intended. The owners (two old brothers that take weekly turns running the shop) are both intelligent, interesting, knowledgeable and friendly. Aside from the vast rock selection you'll find curiosities, a small museum and taxidermy. We went more than one time, for rocks, and spend hours talking to the owners. They both sell and buy rock collections. These brothers are definitely helping give small businesses a good name. If you're camping or going to old Tucson we highly recommend stopping by this dusty old store. It's easily one of Tucson's brightest gems
  • This is a very cool little rock shop that offers SOOO much more than rocks! The owner is a former archaeologist who is very knowledgeable and generous! He also has many artifacts that he has found from native artifacts to Egyptian artifacts. The owner is a highly entertaining fellow and his prices are extremely reasonable! You will LOVE your stop here if you get a chance!!!!
  • Place is obviously old and dusty but full of treasures. They probably have every kind and rock and mineral you could imagine. The back room with artifacts is really neat too. Smells a bit odd though. The kids love the geodes you can buy and break open right outside. The owner was really nice to my two little kids and gave them a geode and my husband and I a good deal on rocks. He even let the kids take any little rocks outside in front they could fit in a bag, they were ecstatic!! The owner and his brother showed us other amazing stuff too. Very nicer older people who obviously love their job. Very generous friendly people.
  • If you need anything related to stones, minerals, fossils, artifacts, or the like, definitely check this place out. The gentleman that owns it is awesome. If you get him to open up a little bit, you will find out a lot of interesting stuff. He has a lot that he himself found and excavated or acquired from a long career. A lot of stuff has a wonderful back story if you just ask him. He is also very generous and will make you a good deal with some extras if you take that time to learn and listen. Would definitely recommend coming here and we will be back when we come into town for business again.
  • Awesome store, so many cool rocks and minerals. Also, Native American and lots of other rare and interesting pieces. You gotta stop in before/after Old Tucson.
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