Avatar Crystal Mine - Quarry in Mount Ida

World Class Clear Quartz Crystal Jewelry Points, Clusters, Manganese-Inclusions, and numerous Metaphysical-Use Quartz Crystals. High Quality in a Primitive Setting. Family-oriented and pet friendly. Come Play in the Dirt With Us in the pristine surroundings of the Ouachita National Forest. Gallery Contact Us Contact Call now (850) 227-4814 Address


Interactive map of mineral resources in Arkansas

The Arkansas Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Search / Map catalogs information for over 40 mineral resources. Using the interactive map, users can view the locations of active, abandoned, intermittent, and reclaimed mines for …


THE 5 BEST Arkansas Mines (with Photos) - Tripadvisor

The Board Camp Crystal Mine is located about 10 miles East of Mena within the Ouachita National Forest and on the pristine Ouachita mountains in the Polk County, Arkansas. You can camp, explore, and dig up the sparkly crystal quartz and other minerals. The mine was first discovered in 2008 and was open to the public in 2012.


Avatar Crystal Mine (Mount Ida) - All You Need to Know …

Arrowhead Crystal Mine is different. Once the owner opens a pocket for you, it's just a matter of carefully extracting the crystals. If you don't want to get dirty, just walk around and pick up small crystals off the ground. It's very hot down in that part of Arkansas, so we decided on a weekend in October and it was still very hot.


Where To Dig Crystal in Arkansas - Crystal Genn

MOUNT IDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. P.O. Box 6 Mount Ida, AR 71957 (870) 867-2723 e-mail: [email protected] or they have a very nice web site. Visit them at: To point you in a general …


How to Dig Your Own Crystal in Mount Ida, Arkansas Crystal Works

When you plan to dig your own crystal in Arkansas, if you have the time before your trip, you can write to the Chamber in Mount Ida. Their address is. MOUNT IDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. P.O. Box 6 Mount Ida, AR 71957 (870) 867-2723. e-mail: [email protected] or …


All About Arkansas Crystal - Arkansas Crystal Works

Besides the crystal mines, we have the only diamond mine which is open to the public for digging in North America (Crater of Diamonds State Park). The other diamond mine in North America is in Canada, and it is a huge commercial …


Arkansas Rockhounding Location Guide & Map

The best places to collect rocks in Arkansas include the areas around Murfreesboro, Mount Ida, Magnet Cove, and Hot Springs as well as Marion and Saline Counties. ... Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines: Mount Ida: Website: Dixie …


Board Camp Crystal Mine – Come see for yourself

Board Camp Crystal Mine. Facebook; YouTube; See us on TV; Get the Book BEAMS; Crystal Digging; UnXplained Tours; ... Arkansas, 71953 Lat/Long 34.53613,-94.09186 Check Weather & Directions Here. Hello Friends! We appreciate your visit! Dig your own beautiful crystals! Our Outdoor Venue offers Fresh Air, Sunshine and Crystal Energy! Visit, Enjoy


Arkansas Rockhounding Location Guide & Map - Rockhound …

The best places to collect rocks in Arkansas include the areas around Murfreesboro, Mount Ida, Magnet Cove, and Hot Springs as well as Marion and Saline Counties. ... Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines: Mount Ida: Website: Dixie Crystal Mining Company: Mount Ida: 1-870-867-4945: Sweet Surrender Crystals: Washita: Website: Jim Coleman Crystals ...


Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines | Mount Ida, AR | Arkansas.com

Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines offers 5 different experiences: Crystal Forest Mine - Search a 40-acre open field for your own crystals. Tailings Crystal Area - Search a field of dirt stocked with quartz crystals and keep everything you find! Gemstone Sluice - Use a sluice and screening box to search the contents of your bucket for rubies, topaz ...


Avatar Crystal Mine - Home - Facebook

W37 off Owley Road Mount Ida, AR. AVATAR Crystal Mine (formerly known as Arrowhead Crystal Mine) is a recreational site for digging famous Arkansas Quartz Crystal. Howdy Folks . . . AVATAR CRYSTAL MINE OPENING Fri Mar 5th at 9 am. We will be open every Fri, Sat, Sun and Mon from 9am to 4 pm. AVATAR CRYSTAL MINE …. See more. 2,073 people like ...


Rockhounding in Arkansas: Best Digging Sites & What to Find

The best crystal mine in Arkansas is the Wegner Quartz Mine, located just south of Mount Ida. Here, enthusiasts can pay a small fee and enjoy endless hours of exploration and digging. An exceptional variety of quartz with unique coloring known as …


Quartz Crystals | Arkansas.com

Dig-your-own Crystal Mines. You'll find multiple "dig-your-own" crystal mines in the Ouachitas with most of them located in the small Ouachita Mountain hamlet of Mount Ida, the Quartz Crystal Capital of the World. Additional mines are …


Crystal Mining in Mt. Ida, Arkansas, at Wegner …

We did the Crystal Forest Mine, which required a drive to and from the mining area. We loaded into the back of a truck (with seats!) and they drove about 10 minutes to the mine. The mining area was mostly open dirt, …


Gave up on the diamond mind and found sparkles anyway

Came to Arkansas to visit the Diamond Crater to look for diamonds, but our group of six was disappointed that 3 hours of digging didn't "pan out"…lol. Found Wegner Crystal Mines. So glad we did! We did the two hour mining trip, and within a couple of minutes we were finding crystals. Came home with some beautiful specimens.


Quartz Crystal Mining – Ron Coleman Mining

We are a pet friendly business. If your dog is well behaved, does not bark at other people and dogs, is leashed and under owner control at all times and you bring waste bags, it is allowed to "mine" with you. Daily Crystal Digging Fee: Adult age 16-54 - $25. Senior age 55+ - $20. Child age: 7-15 - $5. Child age: - 6 and under are FREE ...


Crystal Mining: How to Dig Crystals & A Guide to …

At all mines, you pay a fee to dig & get to keep all that you find! Wagner Mine. Cost to Dig - $18 for 2 hours. Hours of Operation 8am - 5pm. Website. This mine is located just outside of Mt. Ida, Arkansas about 1 hour …


Digging Crystals in Arkansas - Only In Arkansas

Jim Coleman Crystal Mines – 5837 North Highway 7, Jessieville, AR Open Daily, Year-Round, Closed Christmas $10 per day, Ages 9 and under – free Sweet Surrender Crystals – Hwy 88 and Hwy 27, Washita, AR (Call for a GPS location) Open by appointment – Call 870-867-0104 Adults – $20, Ages 10-14 – $10, Ages 9 and under – free


Avant Mining Fisher Mountain

As the leading miner of the best quartz crystals in the world, which happens to be found here in Central Arkansas, Avant Mining takes pride in setting out the following crystal mining best practices, which are at the heart of what we do. HOURS Rock Shop Tues - Sun 9-5pm Public Crystal Mining Tues - Sun 9-5pm LOCATION 11 Logan Gap Road,


Digging Crystals in Arkansas - Only In Arkansas

Arkansas is a veritable 'gold mine' for rockhounds of all ages. The Ouachita Mountains contain an abundance of quartz crystals, especially in Mount Ida, which is the Quartz Crystal Capital of the World. In 1976, the Arkansas General Assembly established Act 128 which designated the quartz crystal as the official state mineral.


Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines

Rated #1 Attraction in Mount Ida, Arkansas TripAdvisor (4.5/5 stars) - Google (4.6/5 stars) - Facebook (4.8/5 stars) "So many good things to say about the place I'm not sure where to begin. My family and I have been 8 times so far and are ready to go back for our 9th. ... Wegner Crystal Mines . 82 Wegner Ranch Road Mount Ida Ar, 71957 . 870 ...


Levitating Rocks Photographed at Crystal Mine in Arkansas

Orville Murphy owns the Board Camp Crystal Mine near Mena, Arkansas, with his wife, Cheryl. The mine – discovered in 2008 and opened in 2012 -- is described on their website as a day camp with an "actual native, virtually untapped crystal mine and public dig site" that is completely above ground and tree-covered so "rock-hounds can dig ...


Mine Your Own Crystals – Avant Mining Fisher Mountain

Mining permits can be purchased at our shop at 11 Logan Gap Rd, Mt Ida, Arkansas 71957. The price is $25 each for adults, $20 each for seniors (60+), $10 each for children 7 to 15 and children under 7 are free. Everything you find in the public dig is yours to keep. $1000-$10,000 (up to 2 people) entry to Fisher Mountain.


Arkansas Quartz Crystals

Arkansas Quartz Crystals . J. Michael Howard . 2008 . Arkansas Geological Survey . Bekki White, Director and State Geologist . Introduction . ... MINE LOCATION TELEPHONE* FEE* Crystal Heaven Mount Ida, AR 870-867-4625 $20.00 . …


The Best Arkansas Quartz Crystals For Sale at Majestic Quartz!

Arkansas Quartz is renowned Worldwide for it's quality – clarity and luster! They run at a very high vibration and are a delight to work with. We gather these special crystals from the Mt Ida region found in the Montgomery County, Arkansas. We mine at several locations in the area, and visit other mines and collectors to seek out the very ...


Arkansas Crystal Mines - YouTube

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Ouachita National Forest - Crystal Vista Trail - USDA

Ouachita National Forest Forest Supervisor's Office 100 Reserve Street P.O. Box 1270 Hot Springs, AR 71902 Phone: (501) 321-5202 Fax: (501) 321-5305


Arkansas Crystals: quartz mine owner James Zigras - OZ1 …

Thursday, December 3, 2020. 6:30 PM 7:30 PM 18:30 19:30. Google Calendar ICS. Join us via Zoom as quartz mine owner James Zigras walks us through the history of mining in Arkansas, and the importance of his mine to the region, which has been mined by Native Americans for over 10,000 years. In his shop he'll show us impressive quartz ...


Mine Your Own Crystals – Avant Mining Fisher Mountain

Mine Your Own Crystals PUBLIC QUARTZ CRYSTAL DIG Our public quartz crystal dig at the Ocus Stanley Claim on Fisher Mountain. The Ocus Stanley Claim, which has been in operation since 1946, is the oldest public dig in the state of Arkansas. Weather permitting, the public dig is open six days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Mondays.


ARKANSAS ⋆ The Crystal Collector

RON COLEMAN MINING. 155 Crystal Ridge Lane. Jessieville, Arkansas. 501-984-5396. Reservations needed for groups of 10 or more adults. MINE INFORMATON. A family owned quartz crystal mining experience. A unique opportunity to dig for your own crystals in tailings. Fresh hauls are brought up from the mine regularly.


10 Arkansas Mines You'll Really Dig - OnlyInYourState

Arkansas is one of the only places in the world with a large enough quartz supply to justify commercial mining. Mines have been established all along the "quartz belt" that runs through the Ouachita Mountains. It's …


Clear Creek Crystal Mine | Free Information

This requirement prevents fee digging in the mining areas. You can also contact the Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce at 870-867-2723 for information and brochures. TIP : Your chances of finding crystal at a fee dig mine will be …


Mining Information - Jim Coleman Crystal Mines, Inc.

The phone number there is 1-888-922-9601 or 501-922-9600. At the mine we also have bagged ice, snacks, and drinks. We also sell the Oxalic Acid, for cleaning your crystals, with instructions at the Mine and Coleman's Rock Shop, too.


Strange lights and levitating rocks at Arkansas crystal mine

Stories from the Board Camp Crystal Mine are a perfect example of Spooky Geology. This fascinating place in Mena, Arkansas is owned by Orville and Cheryl Murphy, who, by all accounts, are God-fearing, hospitable, well-spoken, humorous, and honest people who opened the mine in 2012. According to the local newspaper report, strange incidents ...