You Can Dig For Colorful Gems & Crystals At This Spot Near Georgia Right Now
You even get to take them home with you! 💎✨
When it comes to one-of-a-kind adventures, the south might just take the cake. Living in Georgia, you have so many places you can travel to for a quick day trip and some might say that's living in luxury. You can hop on over to thisthat's less than three hours away from Atlanta to really get an experience like you never have before.
Diamond Hill Mine in Abbeville, South Carolina is only about two and a half hours away from Atlanta. It makes for the to for a few hours.
According to their website, this spot was exposed due to erosion of the southernover hundreds of years and that's how visitors can now come mine and dig for treasure on the 3-acre plot.
Many "mining" spots throughout the south might not actually actually allow you tountil you find something. But Diamond Hill Mine lets you and dig until you find some goodies.
You'll be able to find a variety of some of the best amethyst, angle plated, aura, smoky, skeletal, and iron & manganese oxide coated gems and crystals here.
Since you'll need to bring your own digging supplies, Diamond Hill's website has a list of a few things you should bring, including gloves, a long screwdriver, shovel, rake, rock hammer, sledgehammer and/or pick, as well as a box to carry your finds and a newspaper to stuff the box and protect your gems.
Don't forget to pack the snacks, drinks, and sunscreen as well. After all, it's hard work digging away under the sun while looking for these glittering treasures.
The mine opens at 9 a.m. and you can get after it until sundown. They usually havefor visitors, but they've put a pause on that for now.
Though you can keep up with their Facebook page to be one of the first people to know when it's back up and running.
It's only $20 to mine and you get to take home everything you find. Can you say the perfect unique day date?
Diamond Hill Mine
Address: 100 Diamond Mine Rd., Abbeville, SC; only about 2 and a half hours from Atlanta.
Why You Need To Go: This spot allows you to dig for your own crystals and gems, and whatever you find, you get to take home.
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