Gem Mining


DOC'S ROCKS GEM MINE

North Carolina Gemstone Mining Specialists focusing on the Appalachian Mountain range. We offer rockhound tours during the summer, indoor mining, birthday party room, school group rates and scout merit badge classes. www.docsrocks.org

GREATER FOSCOE MINING COMPANY

Become a prospector for a day while mining your own gemstones. Located 7.7 miles South of Boone on Hwy 105-S in Foscoe,where you can find emeralds, rubies, sapphires, amethyst, garnet, topaz and many more--all yours to keep. Discover that old-timey feeling of surprise as you find beautiful gems and minerals. Also, visit our full-service jewelry store, Facets of Foscoe for gemstone faceting and unique 14 kt gold settings. Open 7 days, 9-6.