Doc's Rock Gem Mine provides a fun and educational atmosphere for all ages. Here's how it works! We provide you a bucket of mine ore from local gemstone mines, set you up beside the flume and show you how to sift through the dirt to reveal the gemstones. Then you can chat with one of our trained geology specialists who will teach you all about the gemstones and fossils you've found. We also have a gift and coffee shop! Our mission is to teach basic geology with a focus on the historical geological formation of the Appalachian Mountain range.


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