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Arrowhead Crystal Mine - CLOSED

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Not bad, but crystals are on the smaller side...

We had a pretty good time hunting in the mine but found only small crystals here. According to... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2010
rockhounddude
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Memphis, Tennessee
WOW

My family and I went during spring break this past year. I could not begin to tell you my thoughts... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2010
karinj1968
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
Oct 21, 2012
“Mine is still not open”
Aug 4, 2012
“Mine has been sold, name changed and is closed”
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

We were excited to go to Mount Ida to dig for crystals. After driving for 8 hours we found out that most mines are closed. Dee and Gee, and Arrowhead included. The other mines open are not active, meaning you just find shards of stuff....More

Date of experience: October 2012
17  Thank Georgia C
Reviewed August 4, 2012

This mine has been sold to new owners and the name has been changed. The previous owner is still conducting business under the arrowhead mine name, operating a website under that name offering mining trips and pretending he still owns the mine which is causing...More

Date of experience: July 2012
37  Thank CrystalMiner
Reviewed March 15, 2012

Well I tried to contact these guys several times. Their number was still valid and I left 2 msgs for them. No return call. On facebook they did not respond, nor did they respond via email. I am pretty sure they are defunct. Do us...More

Date of experience: January 2012
11  Thank raevyn007
Reviewed September 27, 2011

I had read some great reviews on Arrowhead Mines, and was very excited to go in September. I was planning my trip a month in advance and called the number on their website to see if they were planning to be open while I was...More

Date of experience: September 2011
9  Thank type40_1
Reviewed May 11, 2011

We tried a couple of times to get the operators to meet us at the mine to dig. The first time, he had a flat tire and said he couldn't make it. He replied back that he could make it the next day, but email...More

Date of experience: May 2011
16  Thank dogchipper
Reviewed March 29, 2011

We started out for a weekend trip to Crater of Diamonds, an hour south of here and the woman boarding our dogs suggested we go here "first" so our 12 year old son would have some "success" first THEN hit the diamond crater and when...More

Date of experience: March 2011
16  Thank Wanetta W
Reviewed February 1, 2011

They STOLE all of my crystals saying it was their policy if crystals were found over a certain size. CROOKS

Date of experience: January 2011
30  Thank BuddyHolly74
Reviewed October 12, 2010

We had a pretty good time hunting in the mine but found only small crystals here. According to "Dave" who was watching the mine while the main guys were in town at a festival said that was the norm at Arrowhead. Considering the fee (20...More

9  Thank rockhounddude
Reviewed July 27, 2010

My family and I went during spring break this past year. I could not begin to tell you my thoughts driving in on that bumpy road but what was a bumpy ride turned out to be one of the most fun days we have ever...More

7  Thank karinj1968
Reviewed June 15, 2010

Arrowhead was just one stop of many we made while we were there. We read the reviews well ahead of time, as we always do--amazing how beneficial these review sites turn out to be. Of all the places we went while we were in Arkansas,...More

11  Thank MMWILLIS
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