“relaxing fun on a beautiful day”
Have you tried your hand at searching for gemstones? There is nothing like seeing a beautiful, sparkling gemstone gleaming up at you as you sift through the material that you get in one of the buckets of gemstone ore here at The Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine in Marion, North Carolina. The method of mining for precious stones, such as rubies, emeralds, garnets, amethysts, topaz, rose quartz, and many other varieties of gemstones and minerals, is so simple that small children can enjoy it and find a nice treasure trove of jewels that can be polished or faceted and set in your own unique piece of jewelry, one of a kind, because you found it!! You will find relaxing fun on a beautiful day sitting at the flume line with a cool stream of water waiting to uncover the beautiful gems in your screen. Although the price of our gemstone ore is very reasonable there have been many valuable stones found and have been turned into beautiful jewelry. Your keepsake that will always remind you of your visit to The Lucky Strike is just a visit away.
We spent a morning there March 2014. It was off season in the area so we had the place to ourselves. We wanted to pan for gold, as we have done the gemstones in the past. We purchased the $100.00 bag of dirt and started the job of finding the $100.00 nugget. We found many smaller pieces and one large "nugget". One of the older gentlemen there, I assume he works there, showed us his "Hersey kiss" nugget. All in all it was a nice time and would probably go back when in the area.
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The Lucky Strike Gold And Gem Mine
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