Our Gem Mining Buckets

KIDS Bucket

1.25 gallon bucket filled with
gem mine dirt, and fossils
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16$/Per Bucket

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ROCK HOUND Bucket

2.5 gallon bucket filled with
gem mine dirt,  and fossils.
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30$/Per Bucket​​

FAMILY Bucket

5 gallon bucket filled with
gem mine dirt, and fossils
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55$/Per Bucket
 
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WNC Special Bucket

2 gallon bucket filled with
Ruby , Sapphire & Emerald mine dirt and high quality gem mine & fossil dirt.
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50$/Per Bucket
 
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Ice Cream

Our ice cream is provided by Ultimate Ice Cream, located in Asheville, North Carolina.
Ultimate Ice Cream hand crafts their ice cream with fresh ingredients sourced from local
dairies and farmers which makes their ice cream absolutely delicious!
We serve 12 different flavors which include Belgian Dark Chocolate,  Madagascar Vanilla Bean, Rocky Road, Salted Carmel, Butter Pecan, Strawberry, Mint Flaked Chocolate and five others which will vary weekly.
We will also have at least one vegan and non dairy option each week.
This week's non-dairy (vegan) option is: Orange Sorbet
By The Scoop
(served in a cup or a plain cake cone)
$2.99/kid scoop
$3.99/single scoop​
$4.99/double scoop
$1.25/waffle cone  $.50/sugar cone
Half Scoops for kid and single scoops cost an extra 50¢.
We gladly let you sample before you buy!

Gem Mine Gallery

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Come Explore The Wonder of Gem Mining

About Us


The chance of acquiring precious gems is at your fingertips!

Come and visit The Gem Mine, located next to the breathtaking Broad River, and prospect for  some beautiful gems from beautiful Western North Carolina.

Our regular buckets of mine dirt contain a variety of different gems which could include an assortment of any of the following:

Emerald, smokey quartz, aquamarine, quartz crystal points (broken and whole), rose quartz, aventurine, amethyst, citrine, moonstone, moss agate, black tourmaline, chrysocolla, unakite, jasper, carnelian, garnet, pyrite, and miscellaneous clusters or whole points any of the above.

Plus and variety of different fossils, which could include any of the following:

Petrified wood, bivalves, crinold stems, ammonites, orthoceras, and brachiopods.

Our specialty bucket includes ruby and sapphire mine dirt.

When you are finished mining, enjoy a scoop of delicious locally made Ultimate Ice Cream,  and browse our rock and gift shop. 



Summer Hours:  
Open 7 days a weeks  10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through September 4th (Labor Day).

We look forward to seeing you!
 
Hours:
10am-6pm
Open 7 days a week through Sept 4th
Open weekends in September & October

Location

We are located directly across the street from Canopy Ridge Zipline Park.

Our address is  7114 US-64/74A, Lake Lure, NC 28746. com

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ZIPLINE PARK
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