Spruce Pine Gem & Gold MineOnlineAddressHwy 226 S.Spruce Pine, PhonePrimary - (828) 765-7981TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 3 reviews Mine for native gemstones with one of the oldest mining families in North Carolina. Documented by National Geographic Magazine. Mining this area since 1810. Featured on PBS and in Readers Digest. Open year-round with covered flumes. Heated indoor flume in winter with warm water. Gemcutting & custom jewelry design. Gift & Souvenier Shop. TripAdvisorTripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 3 reviewsWrite a review.