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Search for gems/Great fun for the entire family

You go to a pile of mine tailings and fill a big bucket. You take it back to a long table with a... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
MHM02111
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Boston, Massachusetts
TOURMALINE SLUICING !!

I drove from Wells, ME where I was staying to MMA and was glad I did. I chose the $15/bucket to... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
mtbme62
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I Did the $65 per person Sunday dig. Honestly if your drive is over 1 hour I'd say it's not worth it as you have to be there around 9am to sign waiver and then drive about 15 minutes following each other to a mining...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

You go to a pile of mine tailings and fill a big bucket. You take it back to a long table with a water basin. First you sieve some of the bucket contents to remove the sand. Then you take the screen pan and immerse...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I drove from Wells, ME where I was staying to MMA and was glad I did. I chose the $15/bucket to sluice for gemstones rather than go the next day to MT. MICA. They go to MT. Mica every sunday but you need to get...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mtbme62
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Very fun and informative place to learn about local minerals and mines. Every employee there was helpful and nice. I definitely recommend this place to anyone interested in rocks and minerals. I also wanted to clear up what a previous reviewer, greatpond2112 said as I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank WaterColors207
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I have gone on three trips with Maine Mineral Adventures.On all trips a group was led to a mine site and given instructions on where and how to find gemstones.The first trip was to the Bennett Quarry where I found beryl,smokey quartz and lepidolite.The second...More

Date of experience: October 2014
8  Thank glowingrocks
Reviewed 14 August 2014

It is always fun when you are looking to find shinny minerals and have fun with friends working together to find Minerals. Its a lot of fun for all ages!

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank I6500MXkevinh
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