Mining Of Gemstones  The Oceanview Mine Dig For Gems

Mining Of Gemstones The Oceanview Mine Dig For Gems

The Oceanview Mine--Dig For Gems!

OceanViewMine. Visit the Oceanview Mine for a chance to find your own gems—tourmalines, kunzites, morganites and more! Your visit allows you a unique view of the only actively working underground mine in the world famous Pala Gem mining district. Come visit us for this unique experience--like nothing else in the world.

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What can I find

Aquamarine is the blue to blue-green colored form of beryl. The aquamarine found at

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Big Strikes

Big Strikes - The Oceanview Mine--Dig For Gems!

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Questions

We don't give a precise location as our address is not in most GPS systems, and too many

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Downloads

This file contains all the instructions you need for attending a dig, including directions and

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The Mine Crew

The Oceanview Mine crew are all owner-operators--they do the work for the love of

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The Dig Crew

The Oceanview Mine fee dig is hosted by Jeff Swanger. He is supported by a variety of

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History of the Mine

History of the Oceanview Mine Work began around September of 2000 developing the

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The 49'er Pocket

The 49'er Pocket Discovered in September 2007 on mine owner Jeff Swanger's 49th

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The Big Kahuna Zone

Discovered in the spring of 2010, the Big Kahuna Zone produced a major find of

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All About The Dig

Arriving at the dig--please be PROMPT! The dig starts very promptly at 11:00am.

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Oceanview Mine DigForGems (Ocean View Mine , Pala ...

Visit the Oceanview Mine for a chance to find your own gems—tourmalines, kunzites, morganites and more! Your visit allows you a unique view of the only actively working underground mine in the world famous Pala Gem mining district. Come visit us for this unique experience–like nothing else in the world.

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DigForGems Ocean View Mine Pala Chief Mine Collect Gems

[email protected] RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! Cancel or Change Reservation (click here) Ocean View Hours: Gate Opens: 9:30 - 10am SHARP! Dig Ends 3pm Pala Chief Hours: Gate Opens: 7:30 - 8am SHARP! Dig Ends 1pm

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Dig For Gems In Southern California's Oceanview Mine

Dec 29, 2019  Dig For 8 Different Types Of Authentic Gemstones At Oceanview Mine In Southern California. Southern California is famous for its gorgeous landscapes. It is also famous for its gemstones, the quality of which is coveted by jewelers both locally and overseas.

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The 9 Best Places to Dig for Gems in California (with maps ...

OceanView Mine gives you a rare experience of seeing the only active mine in the Pala Gem mining district. You are allowed to screen through the dump piles they have excavated and searched for Gemstones that the miners may have missed.

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Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US - International Gem ...

The Emerald Hollow Mine is home to the only emerald mine in the United States open for public treasure hunting. You can check out findings from the mine at sluiceways or do your own prospecting, digging, and hunting for a small fee. Gem sluice, Hiddenite, NC.

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Fee Mining and Digging for Gems, Minerals, Gold, Crystals

Fee mining sites are places where you can pay a fee to dig, pan, or search for rocks, minerals or gemstones and keep whatever you find. There are many places in the United States where you can pan for gold, wash gravel for gemstones, or split rocks to find

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Mineral Collecting Dig Maine Gems United States

Welcome to Dig Maine Gems. Your Maine source for mineral collecting and education. ... Click here for images, names, general specimen sizes, and details of some of the specific gems and minerals that you can find in all of our different varieties of mine dirt! Field Trips. We have special access to several mines in western Maine where we take ...

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OCEANVIEW MINE - 189 Photos 81 Reviews - Tours - 37304 ...

May 11, 2020  If so, this is the place for you. The Oceanview is a pay-to-dig gem mine located in Pala, CA (near Temecula). For a flat fee, you can find your own gems. The primary target is facet-grade pink tourmaline (which also occurs in green, blue, and multi-colored crystals). Other gemstones: aquamarine, morganite, kunzite, spessartine garnet, and apatite.

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Dig for California Gemstones at the Oceanview Mine ...

Oceanview Mine has a small shaded pavilion with picnic tables where you can take a break. The mine also has BBQ’s for those who want to grill food. Consider bringing money to purchase gems and other souvenirs. To see photos, make reservations, and learn about the rules for gem stone mining, visit the Oceanview Mine

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Digging for Gems in South California's Oceanview Mine ...

Jun 01, 2019  San Diego’s Pala Gem Mining District. Today, of those 72 mines pocking the mountains of San Diego’s Pala Gem Mining District, the Oceanview Mine remains one of the last operating underground mines.. Thanks to the dedicated men and women of the Oceanview Mines, mineralogists and gem enthusiasts, such as myself, can dig

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All About the Dig - The Oceanview Mine--Dig For Gems!

Leave your gloves and bags for gems, etc. at your assigned table so you know which one to come back to after our orientation. You may shop in our gift shop, relax in the pavilion or walk around the dig area. You might find gems on the ground--people miss a lot of stuff, but please stay off of the dig pile!

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What can I find? - The Oceanview Mine--Dig For Gems!

Aquamarine is the blue to blue-green colored form of beryl. The aquamarine found at Oceanview typically is pale blue if it's gem-quality, while the deep blues are often opaque but suitable for making cabochons. This is a deep Windex-blue gemmy fragment of an aquamarine crystal found at the mine on the fee dig

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Questions? - The Oceanview Mine--Dig For Gems!

Yes, we do have a discount program for Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts/Brownies/Webelos. You will need at least one adult and one scout, and you will need some form of Scout ID. The fee is see DigForGems for our current pricing. for two people, and two share a screen. This is a significant discount off our standard dig

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OCEANVIEW MINE - 189 Photos 81 Reviews - Tours - 37304 ...

May 11, 2020  If so, this is the place for you. The Oceanview is a pay-to-dig gem mine located in Pala, CA (near Temecula). For a flat fee, you can find your own gems. The primary target is facet-grade pink tourmaline (which also occurs in green, blue, and multi-colored crystals). Other gemstones: aquamarine, morganite, kunzite, spessartine garnet, and apatite.

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Digging for Gems at The Oceanview Mine In Pala, CA rare ...

Dec 24, 2011  Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

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Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US - International Gem ...

The Emerald Hollow Mine is home to the only emerald mine in the United States open for public treasure hunting. You can check out findings from the mine at sluiceways or do your own prospecting, digging, and hunting for a small fee. Gem sluice, Hiddenite, NC.

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You Can Dig Your Own Gems at These Nearby Mines

May 09, 2020  North Carolina Gem Mines . North Carolina is known for being a native sapphire, ruby and opal gemstone source. In the 1890’s Tiffany’s Co. purchased the entire Cowee Valley to mine gemstones for their jewelry. While North Carolina is no longer a huge source of commercial gems, there are still plenty of gems to be found by visitors to ...

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Mineral Collecting Dig Maine Gems United States

Welcome to Dig Maine Gems. Your Maine source for mineral collecting and education. ... Click here for images, names, general specimen sizes, and details of some of the specific gems and minerals that you can find in all of our different varieties of mine dirt! Field Trips. We have special access to several mines in western Maine where we take ...

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Dig For Rare Gems At Diamond Hill Gem Mine In South Carolina

Apr 18, 2021  The soil here seems laced with loads of natural gemstones! If you're planning to arrive the night before your dig, you can camp for free at Diamond Hill as long as you arrive after 8 p.m. Find out the cost of digging at this link. Learn all about mining at Diamond Hill Mine from the mine’s website here. You can also follow on Facebook!

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Fee Mining and Digging for Gems, Minerals, Gold, Crystals

Fee mining sites are places where you can pay a fee to dig, pan, or search for rocks, minerals or gemstones and keep whatever you find. There are many places in the United States where you can pan for gold, wash gravel for gemstones, or split rocks to find

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Mine Dirt Dig Maine Gems

The local Maine gems and minerals are scattered throughout the mine dirt and may include Apatite, Aquamarine, Beryl, Garnet, Lepidolite, Pollucite, Pyrite, Quartz, Rose Quartz, Smokey Quartz, Schorl (black tourmaline) Spodumene, Pink, Blue, Green, or Watermelon Tourmaline and more! Approximately 28 pounds/2 gallons.

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Gems of Pala Mining Adventure Pala, CA

Jul 26, 2017  35940 Magee Rd, Pala, CA 92059 - Educational mining experience for all ages. Find gemstones from a real gem mine. Heart of the Mine gem bags.

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Dig for California Gemstones at the Oceanview Mine ...

Oceanview Mine has a small shaded pavilion with picnic tables where you can take a break. The mine also has BBQ’s for those who want to grill food. Consider bringing money to purchase gems and other souvenirs. To see photos, make reservations, and learn about the rules for gem stone mining, visit the Oceanview Mine

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Digging for Gems in South California's Oceanview Mine ...

Jun 01, 2019  San Diego’s Pala Gem Mining District. Today, of those 72 mines pocking the mountains of San Diego’s Pala Gem Mining District, the Oceanview Mine remains one of the last operating underground mines.. Thanks to the dedicated men and women of the Oceanview Mines, mineralogists and gem enthusiasts, such as myself, can dig

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What can I find? - The Oceanview Mine--Dig For Gems!

Aquamarine is the blue to blue-green colored form of beryl. The aquamarine found at Oceanview typically is pale blue if it's gem-quality, while the deep blues are often opaque but suitable for making cabochons. This is a deep Windex-blue gemmy fragment of an aquamarine crystal found at the mine on the fee dig

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Digging for Gems at The Oceanview Mine In Pala, CA rare ...

Dec 24, 2011  Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

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Oceanview Mine - Home Facebook

Oceanview Mine, Pala, California. 32,748 likes 26 talking about this 2,855 were here. Visit the last working gem mine in the famous Pala Gem District and dig your own gems! We are open 3 days a...

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6 Places Where Can You Go to Dig for Gemstones in California

Dec 06, 2017  The OceanView Mine, San Diego County, California A visit to the Oceanview Mine allows you a unique view of the only actively working underground mine in the world famous Pala Gem mining district and a chance to find your own gems—tourmalines, kunzites, morganites and more. Fees: Adults $75 each, Under 11 years old $60 each. 20+ Member Group ...

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Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View Mine), Chief ...

Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View Mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA : Setting: The Oceanview mine is a patented lode mining claim located in the N2SW4SW4 Sec. 13, and a small portion of the N2SE4SE4 Sec. 14, T9S R2W SBM, approximately 2.5 miles northeast of Pala, ...

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Gems of Pala Mining Adventure Pala, CA

Jul 26, 2017  35940 Magee Rd, Pala, CA 92059 - Educational mining experience for all ages. Find gemstones from a real gem mine. Heart of the Mine gem bags.

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Dig For Gemstones At The Four Peaks Mining Co. Store In ...

Mar 30, 2021  Mining is a dangerous profession, but there’s a place right here in Arizona where you can don a hardhat with none of the risks. Four Peaks Mining Co. is a jewelry store on the Arizona Boardwalk in Scottsdale with a replica mine shaft inside, so rock hounds of all ages get to experience what it’s like to dig for gemstones.

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Mar 26, 2020  Public Gem Mines in New Mexico Desert Rose Mine. This mine is located on Highway 380 approximately three miles west of Bingham, next to the Blanchard Rock Shop in Bingham, New Mexico. When you want to find minerals of high quality than this is one of the finest pay-to-dig mines

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Dig Gemstones - highdesertgemsandminerals

High Desert Gems Minerals, founded in 1995, provides quality natural gemstones from our mines in the western United States of America, including Nevada, Oregon, and California. Join us in the wild west for an unforgettable outdoor gemstone mining experience.

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Himalaya Mine Dig

We offer a fun gem and crystal dig to the public. Visit our dig at Lake Henshaw Resort (map) where you will dig and screen through ore from the world famous Himalaya Mine. Many minerals can be found including pink and green tourmaline, black tourmaline, quartz crystals, spessertine garnet, lepidolite, clevelandite, and a variety of others.

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Best Rockhounding In Southern California (8 Must Visit ...

The Oceanview Gem Mine and Pala Chief mine, found in Southern California’s Chief Mountains, is a fee-pay mine that allows you to dig for gems and the like. You need to book a reservation and pay a small fee before entering, but you get to keep everything you find at no extra charge.

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Mining for Tourmaline Luna Norte Blog

Oct 29, 2020  The Oceanview Mine is one of the last open mines located in the world famous Pala Gem mining district. So obviously, I had to go explore. During my visit I unearthed so many amazing specimens including black, pink, green, and blue tourmaline, as well as a few other San Diego native stones: kunzite, quartz, lepidolite, aquamarine and morganite.

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Ocean View Gem Mine Inn Hidden San Diego

A visit to the Oceanview Mine allows you a unique view of the only actively working underground mine in the world famous Pala Gem mining district and a chance to find your own gems—tourmalines, kunzites, morganites and more. Screen the dump piles of material we take out of our mine and find the gems

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6 Places Where Can You Go to Dig for Gemstones in California

Dec 06, 2017  The OceanView Mine, San Diego County, California A visit to the Oceanview Mine allows you a unique view of the only actively working underground mine in the world famous Pala Gem mining district and a chance to find your own gems

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Jan 05, 2021  Visit Oceanview Mine in Pala, California and hunt for your own gemstones. At this mine, you can find a variety of gems including tourmalines, kunzites, morganites, and more! Open three days a week, the Oceanview Mine requires a reservation to dig. Like many working mines, you get the opportunity to sift through rocks that are brought up out of ...

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Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View Mine), Chief ...

Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View Mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA : Setting: The Oceanview mine is a patented lode mining claim located in the N2SW4SW4 Sec. 13, and a small portion of the N2SE4SE4 Sec. 14, T9S R2W SBM, approximately 2.5 miles northeast of Pala, ...

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Best Rockhounding In Southern California (8 Must Visit ...

The Oceanview Gem Mine and Pala Chief mine, found in Southern California’s Chief Mountains, is a fee-pay mine that allows you to dig for gems and the like. You need to book a reservation and pay a small fee before entering, but you get to keep everything you find at no extra charge.

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Best Gem Mining In North Georgia - Lilly Pad Village

Gem Mining Pricing. One Gallon Bucket - Great for individuals. 12 LBS of gem dirt about 8 to 10 oz. plus of assorted gemstones. $19..00. Two Gallon Bucket - Great sharing size for two or just enjoy it by yourself!. 24 LBS of gem dirt - about 16 to 20 oz. of gemstone finds. $35.00.

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Store ROSE CREEK GEM MINE

Concentrated Gem Mining Ore. Every year thousands of people come to the Rose Creek Mine and dig in the mining tunnel for gems, We are now digging bags to sell online. You get to sift through the grit and sand, wash away the dirt to uncover your gem rough, just like real mining prospectors do! Includes gemstone identification card.

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You’ll Never Forget A Trip Through This Old Gem Mine In Maine

Oct 17, 2017  Visits to actual mines mean you can dig through their dumps of earth to find gems just like actual geologists would. Western Maine Mineral Adventures / Facebook The best part is that visitors can learn all about local Maine geology, mining history, and how to identify different minerals.

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Pay-to-Dig Mines for Oregon Sunstone, Thunder Eggs, and Gold

The mine no longer offers overnight camping so plan accordingly, and contact them for the latest mining information. Spectrum Sunshine Mines One of Oregon’s premier gemstone mining sites is the Spectrum Sunshine Mine, which is open for gemstone enthusiasts’ mining expeditions.

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Jun 22, 2020  Clear your schedule, we’re going crystal hunting. Whether you’re looking to dig up your own treasures or simply wander around magical crystal shops and gem mines in Ontario, the province of quartz has your back. Now, let’s uncover something sparkly. From downtown Toronto to Thunder Bay, crystal mines and shops can be found all across the province.

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Mar 19, 2012 - Visit the Oceanview Mine and Pala Chief Mine for a chance to find your own gems—tourmalines, kunzites, morganites and more! Your visit allows you a unique view of the only actively working underground mine in the world famous Pala Gem mining district. Come visit us for this unique experience–like nothing else in the world.

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May 05, 2016  The Oceanview and Pala Chief mines are where gem junkies dreams come true. Two mines to dig, a miners inn, an awesome mineral laden t-shirt line, and of course – keep the gems and minerals you find.When you visit these San Diego mines you are also visiting a place of gemological historical significance.

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Jul 05, 2017  Visit the last working gem mine in the famous Pala Gem District and dig your own gems! A visit to the Oceanview Mine allows you a unique view of the only actively working underground mine in the world famous Pala Gem mining district and a chance to find your own gems—tourmalines, kunzites, morganites and more. Screen the dump piles of material we take out of our mine and find the gems

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Gem Mining - Seneca Caverns Ohio

Seneca Mining Company offers a fun experience above ground. This “gem” is a fully operational sluice with flowing water. Here you can pan for gemstones, minerals, crystal, arrowhead and fossils. Price ranges from $7.00 to $28.00 plus tax depending upon the size and contents of the bag. Check out our video on the Gallery Page.

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