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Mountain Treasures Gem Mine

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Great Gem Mining!

We had a great time. This was our second gem mining experience this trip and this place was far... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2016
AdrianneO
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North Carolina
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Very friendly

Staff friendly , helpful and nice to our kids. Helped us several times to guide us on what to do... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2015
ReginaV3
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Boca Raton, Florida
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2 Apr 2016
“Great Gem Mining!”
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Our gems are natural and only come from our mountains. We come out to the flume to identify the stones. We will custom wire wrap any stone you find. We also will cut, polish and set in gold or silver any stone. We can also do some jewelry repairs...more
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15835 Rosman Hwy, Lake Toxaway, NC 28747-8675
+1 828-966-4334
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The place was falling apart and we refused to go inside the building. Luckily the mining was located outdoors. They did not have identification cards or really asked if we had questions. The poor dog had fleas and potentially had mange. The dog was friendly....More

2  Thank tsheilma
Cindy D, Owner at Mountain Treasures Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

You're right the place does look like its falling down. The dog is a certified hearing dog and I need her to help me. The dog is allergic to fleas and I would not let any animal have mange and not do something about it...More

Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time. This was our second gem mining experience this trip and this place was far better than the first. They were so nice to the kids and helped us find and identify the gems. The kids were so excited that they...More

Thank AdrianneO
Cindy D, Owner at Mountain Treasures Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Thank you, you made our day. And we love kids so bring them back. Thanks again.. cindy

Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

I rate this low only because of the high price for thier salted buckets which were disappointingly poor in quantity for the price ($20). However I would give 4 stars for the owners love of a good story and willingness to share his knowledge. He...More

1  Thank Geof L
Cindy D, Owner at Mountain Treasures Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2016

When you have mines you get good and low quality stones. Sorry you were disappointed but for the price we have alot of stones in our buckets. And we really don't check the quality of the stones if we did noone would ever get gem...More

Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Staff friendly , helpful and nice to our kids. Helped us several times to guide us on what to do with kids and even opened the shop early because we were standing outside.

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Cindy D, Owner at Mountain Treasures Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2015

Thank you very much. We love kids and want them to enjoy themselves. Come back and please bring your good kids.

Reviewed September 6, 2015

Cindy and Curtis was great! We had a great time. It think we must have spent 4 hours with them. It was really special because Geology is a sort of hobby for my 13 year old son Jason. He loved mining for the gems and...More

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Cindy D, Owner at Mountain Treasures Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2015

Thank you for your review, it makes our day great. You and Jason are welcome back anytime. Keep on enjoying what mother earth provides and will give up, with just a little bit of work. Cindy

Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

I thought we were going to gem mine for the kids (age 5 and 3) which we did and they enjoyed very much. But I had a ton of fun as well...the owners stayed with us and identified the gems for us which was unlike...More

Thank Mom2clt
Cindy D, Owner at Mountain Treasures Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2015

Thank you, your review made our day. We're happy you had a good time. Come back anytime and bring your good kids.

Reviewed October 4, 2014

I suppose this was the gem mine we hit on the way back from whitewater falls. 4 yr old daughter loved the rocks and searching for them in the baskets. Plenty of pretty rocks in the small bucket.

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Reviewed August 16, 2014

Over the years my wife and I have taken the kids to several gem mines in NC. None could compare to the amount of gems and size of what we found at Mountain Treasures!! I would highly recommend anyone going to the Lake Toxaway area...More

1  Thank Wade F
Reviewed May 16, 2014

My sister and I were staying at the RV Resort next store. We decided to take a ride in the golf cRt to see what the place was all about. Cindy and Curly where a hoo! We enjoyed talking to them so much we decided...More

2  Thank Mary H
Cindy D, Owner at Mountain Treasures Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2014

Thank you your review made our day. Come back anytime.. hugs Cindy

Reviewed May 12, 2014

We had a great time at Mountain Treasures Gem Mine. Our two kids (6 and 8) had a wonderful experience and the owners could not have been more friendly and accommodating. They took their time with kids showing them the proper way to look for...More

1  Thank Scott S
Cindy D, Owner at Mountain Treasures Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2014

Thank you so much, it makes our day. You're welcome back anytime and be sure to bring your kids. Thanks cindy

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EdisonMoll
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Response from Cindy D | Property representative |
I hope I answered your questions via email. I thought I did anyway. We do give group discounts always ask Curly when you come.
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