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Gem Mining Franklin, North Carolina

Franklin Gem Mining Franklin NC
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FUN AND EXCITEMENT AWAIT YOU AT THE OLD CARDINAL GEM MINE!

Franklin North Carolina is known as the "Gem Mining Capital Of The World". Franklin NC gem mines have produced sapphires and rubies that are quite large, some even hundreds of carats. Franklin North Carolina's Old Cardinal Gem Mine has been in operation for over 40 years producing sapphires, rubies, amethyst, moonstone and garnet. The mine is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to sunset. The Old Cardinal Gem Mine offers a great family environment and a safe place for the children to play in the dirt and have a fantastic time. You can either dig your own dirt directly from our pile or just purchase buckets that have already been filled. Gem mining is a great way to spend the day having fun with the whole family. It's also exciting when you find beautiful gemstones sitting at the bottom of your screen after cleaning the dirt and clay away. Come and play in the dirt gem mining in Franklin North Carolina at The Old Cardinal Gem Mine.
While visiting the Old Cardinal Gem Mine and Franklin, North Carolina, stay in a beautiful mountain cabin only minutes from the mine. Contact Carolina Cabin Rentals for great deals, stay a while and relax.
  • WE HELP BEGINNERS
  • GROUP RATES AVAILABLE
  • RARE NATIVE RHODOLITE, RUBY, SAPPHIRE AND MOONSTONE
  • GEM DIRT TO GO
  • ENRICHED BUCKETS AVAILABLE
  • PICNIC AREA
  • SNACKS AND COLD DRINKS
  • CLEAN REST ROOMS
  • ALL EQUIPMENT FURNISHED

71 Rockhaven Drive     Franklin, NC 28734      828-524-7306