Doc's Rock Gem Mine provides a fun and educational atmosphere for all ages. We will provide you a bucket of mine ore from local gemstone mines, and then set you up at the flume and show you how to sift through the dirt to reveal the gemstones. You can then be seated with one of our trained geology specialists who will teach you all about your gemstones and fossils. We also have a gift shop/coffee shop if you decide to snack and shop. Our mission is to teach basic geology to the general public. Our focus is the historical geological formation of the Appalachian Mountain range and the gemstones and minerals that can be found here as a result. We strive to make geology fun and exciting!


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