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Nantahala Gorge Ruby Mine

11900 U.S. 19/74 West, Bryson City, NC
828-488-3854
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- Aug 11, 2013
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This was very relaxing and fun. At this place you get higher quality rubies than the other places that provide other type gem stones.

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Holland, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We all had a blast and my daughter found a 10 carat cut-able ruby that was perfect!!!! She is excited! Well worth the time and experience!

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Melbourne, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Fun time with the wife and kids. The lady working there really knew her stuff and spent time explaining all the minerals to my girls. My 5 year old gave her a hug when we left. Great choice for $35.

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Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

My kids LOVE coming here for gem mining. We bought the $35 family bucket and my triplets (age 9) spent about an hour going through all of the dirt. We found some good sized gems, a geode and a shark tooth fossil. Not too shabby! I especially love that when you are finished, they will sort all of your findings... More

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Conway, South Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We visited on a Monday afternoon and it wasnt crowded. I believe that it is run by a family and everyone seemed to be very knowledgable and helpful. We purchased the family bucket for $35 (5 gallon bucket) and it took myself, my husband and our 7 year old son about 45 minutes to sift through it. We were not... More

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