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Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine

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13780 Hwy 226 South
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 765-6130
(828) 765-0866 (fax)
Hours:
March to Memorial Day, 9-5
June-July-August, 9-6
Labor Day to December 31, 9-5

About Us

Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine is nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, located 50 miles between Asheville and Boone, North Carolina. Situated right off the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 331, read more
  • About

    Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine is nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, located 50 miles between Asheville and Boone, North Carolina. Situated right off the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 331, Gem Mountain offers a fun, family-oriented attraction that your whole family will be sure to love!

    Charles and Kay Buchanan, owners and operators of Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine, are confident you will treasure the gem hunting experience! Many valuable gems are found each day and everyone walks away with something they love. Gem mining is fun for mom and dad...kids too!

    Our covered Flumes allow for prospecting rain or shine. Newly renovated, our modern gem washing facilities make it an easy and relaxing way to discover Earth's treasures. We supply all of the necessary equipment needed. After you get done mining, your stones will be inspected free of charge. Experienced gem cutters are also on hand to cut and design jewelry from your finds.

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