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Just arrived home from another buying adventure, and have lots of beautiful things, please drop by and see the fresh pieces.

Rhodochrosite one of the many wonderful minerals of the world, from Argentina. Please come in and see our selection of specimens, jewelry and spheres.

Happy New Year. Please let it be a more normal year than the last one. We are always putting out new items, please come by and check us out.

Something new for Christmas. It is a Quartz Bundle $98.00

Dec 11, 2020 – Jan 10, 2021

Something new for Christmas. It is a Quartz Bundle,
specially selected grouping of Quartz. The large Quartz is especially nice. What you have is Amethyst Quartz, Citrine Quartz, A Geode lined with Quartz and the 3 3/4" tall clear Quartz.

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Our panning and our store are still open. Please come on down and get those Christmas presents that you can not find anywhere else.

Mineral Panning every day 10 to 4:30. Cost is $6.00 a Pan, and you keep all the gems you find.

We are still open and keeping it safe and sanitary.
We are still putting out new specimens from our buying trip six months ago. Please come in and say howdy.

We have have been open a week now. Thanks to all of you that have come by to support us. Lokking forward to seeing the rest of you when you drop by.


3 months ago
went in & got my correct ring size yesterday with no hassle, very satisfied thank you miners gem & the man with the cool hat. please add more cute dainty gemstone rings like this !! I love mine. Such good quality and non tarnish at all
2 months ago
LOVEEE the amber ring I got here, wish there was more kinds of rings like this here. please add more gemstone options & rings like this. I love mine !! (Amber one is from miners gem)
- Nina M
4 months ago
Great place to shop for stones, from petrified wood to almost any rock or mineral. I have been collecting since I was little and always keep coming back to this place. The manager Dana and Dasha are always very helpful. Highly recommend!
- Vincent C

Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Jewelry

  We are a third generation business, with over forty years of experience. We started as a small gift shop but as time went by we took a very serious route to be the best mineral and fossil shop that a customer has ever been in. Our customer service, knowledgeable employees and attention to detail in sending home information with every purchase, are just an example of what we try to provide. With Minerals and Fossils from around the world, Jewelry we manufacture and Gemstones we have cut especially for us, we are confident that you can find what you are looking for as you walk through our store that has many artifacts that make you believe you are in a Museum.
Please visit for five minutes or stay and hour, we feel it will be something that makes you feel that you want to visit again the next time you come to Old Town.
Pat Dugan

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2616 San Diego Avenue
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
San Diego, CA 92110
United States

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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