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Tell me that you have never wanted to do anything other than Dig for
Arrowheads and I will tell you NO WAY!!

For me it was .. Metal Detecting.. Then Fossils.. Then Arrowheads.. If you are a digger..
Of ANY kind, I am sure that you might be interested in one or more of these other digging adventures!

Here is a list that I have compiled of different things that you and your family can do together

Dig for Rubys & Sapphires
Franklin, NC

Dig and surface hunt for diamonds and 40 types of rocks and minerals in Arkansas
Emerald Valley Mine
A gemstone mine (emeralds & hiddenite). 
North Carolina, USA
Royal Peacock Opal Mine
Dig for OPALS!
World Famous Precious Fire Opal Mines
Winnemucca, NV 89445

Hand dig at Rainbow Ridge for some of the most beautiful opals in the world
Virgin Valley, Nevada
Juniper Ridge Fire Opal Mine
Dig for Fire Opals ! Named for its fiery colors, including yellows, oranges, and reds
Southern Oregon
Find Your Own Sapphire Gems in Montana
South of Erin in gravel bars of Gold Mines Creek, you will find placer gold, with sillimanite, pyrope garnets and talc
Arizona Association of Gold Prospectors

Dig for precious opal silica spheres! 
Mine and Campground / park
Denio, Nevada 89404

Flume Gem Mine - Gold Panning - Agate
Home of the 1061 ct. sapphire featured in People Weekly, Disney Adventure Magazines. 
Franklin, NC 28734
Nantahala River Gem Mine
Precious gemstones: rubies, emeralds, sapphires, garnets, topaz, ameythst, citrine, peridot, rhodolite, apatite, aquamarine
Bryson City, NC   28713
Alabama Gold Camp
Miles of creek to pan, sluice, dredge, high-bank, and metal detect.
Cragford, Alabama
DoradoVista, Inc.
This ranch is bisected by one of the richest gold placer creeks on120 acres.

The only emerald mine in the United States open to the public for prospecting.
Hiddenite, NC 

Mine your own! 70 different minerals - mica, feldspar, beryl, phenakite- tantalum/columbite series too.
topaz -garnets - purple amethyst. 
The Morefield is world-famous for the Amazonite
Amelia, Virginia 23002 
Call775-830-5797 or EMAIL
"As seen on Travel Channelís Cash & Treasures"
MAY 15th - OCT 15th, 9AM - 5PM Summer
OCT 15th - MAY 15th, 10AM - 4PM Winter
Visit us and dig and screen for Oregon Sunstone. Mine digs & high-grade fee mining digs available.
Clubs and families welcome. Free camping, water, and Clean cabin accommodations $45. Also, hot showers and flushing toilets now available!

Dig and screen through designated pile of fresh unprocessed ore for free all day! Variscite, turquoise, opal, blue chalcedony, lavender  chalcedony, purple chalcedony, smokey quartz and amethyst scepters, fire agate, CA jade, and gold. 

Buckets of very high grade sunstone bearing ore concentrate now available through mail. $100 per 5 gallons (plus $30 shipping/handling)
Buy five buckets of ore and get one free! 
Credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, and Discover credit card processing is offered.

Mines in Oregon, Nevada, and California,

Himalaya Tourmaline Mine Dig
Call 775-830-5797 or EMAIL
Dig your own Himalaya Mine tourmaline ore at the Lake Henshaw Resort adjacent toHimalaya Mine.
All you can dig gem screening is $75 per person per day.  Year round from 10am to 3pm, Thursday - Monday (closed on Tuesday and Wednesday).  Reservations are not required, just show up. Kids under 12 years old are free with paying adult and 12-15 years old half price. Pets are welcome! 
Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

Buckets of very high grade tourmaline bearing ore now available through mail. $100 per 5 gallons (plus $30 shipping/handling)
Buy five buckets of ore and get one free! 

Santa Ysabel, CA 92070

Rose Creek Mine
Flume for Ruby, Sapphire, Garnet, Amethyst,  Citrine, Moonstone, Topaz, Smoky Quartz, Rose Quartz, Quartz Crystals
Franklin, North Carolina 28734

Order your OWN gem buckets and
sift it at home yourself for gems!!!
Franklin and western N.C.
Gem Mine at Gem World

Go and dig through your own 
GEM BUCKET for your treasures!
Franklin, NC 28734

Gold Dredge # 8
(907) 457-6058. No web site gidg@alaska.net
Fox, Alaska
El Dorado Gold Mine
An actual gold mining camp 
Fairbanks, AK
Alaskan Prospectors
Gold in them their PUBLIC areas!
Here is a list of PUBLIC access Gold 

They guarantee gem stones in every bucket!
Opals, Ruby/Saphire, Emeralds -
Garnets - Rubies - Sapphires -Topaz - Emeralds
Opals -Quartz-Citrine -Amethyst 
Franklin, NC 28734
U-DIG Fossils
Dig in one of the world's richest deposits of trilobites !!
Delta, Utah
Arkansas Crystals
Lonesome Dove Mine
The mine is 10 acres in size & about an acre has been mined.  The remaining 9 acres has quartz veins running everywhere along the surface.
Fossil Fish Pay Dig

"Pay to dig" quarry at Current Creek Ranch 46 miles south of Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Dixie Euhedrals 
Georgia Pay to Dig Amethyst Mining 
Quartz - Smoky quartz - Amethyst - Rutile
Locations in 
LaGrange, Georgia & South Carolina