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school kids in the mine cart at the gem mine
We love our little gem miners!


We are proud to offer indoor and outdoor gem mining, so we are open rain or shine all year long!  We have the perfect bucket for you and your family.  Have trouble deciding? Just ask!

Your Family Fun Starts Here. Pick a Bucket and Start Mining!

Standard Gem Buckets

These buckets contain up to 40 different precious and semi precious gems from local mines and mines from around the world. The bigger the bucket the more gems you find.  Gems you may find include Amethyst, Rose Quartz, Dalmation Jasper, Girasol Opal, Citrine, Fluorite, Red Jasper, Labradorite, Tourmaline, Clear Quartz, Fushite, Aventurine, MoonStone, Pyrite, Desert Jasper, Fire Agate, Smoky Quartz, Amazonite, Zebra Jasper, Apatite, Carnelian, Onyx and more!

  LITTLE NUGGET             1    Gallon                    $10

  ROCK HOUND           2&1/2 Gallon             $20

  BIG BONANZA           4&1/2 Gallon                $30



Family fun and lots of gems
Family fun and lots of gems


Our Super Bucket contains as much gem mine dirt or more than our competitors medium and large buckets combined!  These Supers contain mining ore from many gem mines including ruby, sapphire, emerald and fossil mines. This mining ore will contain larger gems and geodes.  Plus, it also includes the standard gems.  

These offerings are great for families or the serious miner.

  SUPER Bucket                                                                    7&1/2    Gallon                  $60

   SUPER DUPER ELDORADO   15 Gallon                         $130


Emerald in matrix
Emerald in matrix

Specialty Buckets

Our Specialty buckets are now a one of a kind deal including Ruby, Sapphire, Aquamarine, Topaz and Emerald  gem mining ore. This is a premium bucket including facet quality stones.  

2 gallon                                                $45  (Hendersonville only)

2&1/2  gallon                                    $50 (Brevard only)

4&1/2  gallon                                    $75  (Brevard only).

New For Summer 2016

Black Light Gem Mining Buckets!

Black light mining at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine.
Black light gem mining at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine.


These buckets are a one of a kind found only here at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine.  You can find several different fluorescent minerals that glow in our special black light gem mining room.  Currently, this is available Mon-Fri in the Pisgah Forest Location.  Keep checking here for availability in our Hendersonville location.

      1 Gallon                                             $20




(Pisgah Forest Location Only)


-4 RockHound gem buckets

-one- 3 Gallon  family bucket with Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/fossils/geodes  

– Gem Identification cards for the miners


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 Your Bucket of REAL GEMS is waiting!  Call or visit today! (828)367-8330mobile phone