Foggy Mountain Gem Mine Boone NC

Foggy Mountain Gem Mine has been family owned and operated for generations. We offer buckets of the finest gem ore from the best native gem mines. Search for your own valuable gemstones in the safety and comfort of our year-round location in Boone, North Carolina.

Emerald, Aquamarine, Ruby, Sapphire, Star Ruby, Topaz, Garnet, Tourmaline, Adventurine, Amazonite, Amethyst, Citrine, Smoky Quartz, Ametrine, Rose Quartz, Unakite, Moonstone, Sodalite, Peridot, and many more! Learn to Identify Your Gemstones.

Flume Mining

Spruce Pine Flume Mining

Flume Mining is the process of where mining ore or raw materials are placed onto a screen and rinsing with fresh, clean running water sifting the dirt, sand and mud away to reveal gemstones.

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Jewelry Making

Spruce Pine Gem Stone Mine Jewelry Making

Mine the ore and gemstones from the mine
-Use the flume mine with running water to sift through the rock and sand to find the perfect stone for your piece of jewelry

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Rare Gem Collection

Kidder Construction Building Process

These sacks will contain a mix of colorful gemstones only. No Mine Dirt!

Perfect For All Occasions such as:
– Birthday Parties
– Fundraisers
– School Projects
– Church Functions

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Online Shop

Mountain Featured Custom Home by Kidder Construction

Our family has been mining for over 200 years in this area of Spruce Pine and the high country region. The family even started the North Carolina Mineral Museum located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Contact Information

4416 NC-105
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 963-4367

Hours of Operation

Sunday 10AM–5PM
Monday 10AM–4:30PM
Tuesday 10AM–4:30PM
Wednesday 10AM–4:30PM
Thursday 10AM–4:30PM
Friday 10AM–5PM
Saturday 10AM–5PM

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