Explore an amethyst deposit and collect your own at The Blue Point Amethyst Mine. This still-active quarry continues to produce the striking and rare violet quartz, as well as other precious minerals including a colorless quartz, hematite, calcite, and barite. The center invites you to take part in a guided tour or pick up a bucket and start mining your own. Head to the gift shop to find some extra amethyst-related mementos, including a number of specimens already mined and cleaned by the staff. Put The Blue Point Amethyst Mine and other Thunder Bay attractions into our Thunder Bay day trip planning tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
The Blue Point Amethyst Mine Reviews
Very laid back place but, you can find lots of amethyst. Give yourself a couple hours. There was just one older gentleman there to take money and help. Wear tennis shoes as you will be climbing piles ... more »
This amethyst mine is the BEST mine we have been to.. and weve been a lot around tbay! The kids love going every sunday! 25$ a bucket is amazing price! We even found a few we had to drive up to grab H... more »
Nice 👍😊😊😊👍.it is good experience if you like Canadian mother nature and precious stones.
We absolutely loved our time at the Blue Point Mine! What a welcoming host and everything a purple when we went last year. I've been meaning to write a review since then and keep forgetting to do it so thank you for your generous hospitality and wonderful amethysts! We will visit again and we've been telling everyone about our experience there. Big hugs from Braelyn Rose and Julia Breckenridge :))
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