Mines
Big Gem Rock and Crystal offers rare and unusual rock and crystal specimens mined from some of my favorite American sites for sale. Fine Herkimer Diamonds and crystals, amethyst, blue calcite, pink tourmaline, black tourmaline, garnet, fire agate, wollastonite, muscovite, beryl, selenite and more.
Purchase Herkimer Diamonds and crystals, amethyst, blue calcite, pink tourmaline, black tourmaline, garnet, fire agate, wollastonite, muscovite, beryl, selenite and more. Buy direct from the miner.
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Mines

A specialty of ours is fine Herkimer Diamonds, both loose crystals and matrix pieces, New England beryl crystals, N.H. smokey quartz, N.Y. minerals, some things from Maine, Arizona fire agate and other southwestern US mines. We also offer miscellaneous finds from mines around the world. Our gems and crystals are available in price ranges from $4.00 – $4000.00.

Herkimer Diamond Mines, Middleville, New York.
Herkimer Diamond Mines, Middleville, New York.
Middleville New York

Herkimer Diamond Mines, Middleville New York. A ledge mining claim at one of the famous Herkimer Diamond mines.

New York Garnet Mine

Gore Mountain garnet mine in New York is known for producing the hardest garnet on the planet. The garnet is 8.5 on the Mohs scale.

Gore Mountain, New York.
Gore Mountain garnet mine is known for producing the hardest garnet on the planet, at 8.5 on the Mohs scale.
northern ct mine
A mine in northern Connecticut. Decorative flagstone, garnet and quartz.
Northern Connecticut

A large, modern, open pit quarry in northern Connecticut. Mined for decorative building stone. A source of flagstone, garnet and quartz.

Bumpus Quarry, Oxford County Maine

Bumpus Quarry, Oxford County Maine. The Bumpus Mine is known around the world for having produced some of the largest beryl crystals ever found in the United States. Some of them remain today at the American Museum Of Natural History and the Maine Mineral & Gem Museum.

Bumpus Quarry, Oxford County Maine.
Bumpus Quarry, Oxford County Maine.
Black Mountain, Oxford County Maine
Black Mountain, Oxford County Maine.
Black Mountain. Oxford County Maine

Black Mountain, Oxford County Maine. Mining at Black Mountain began in 1878 with the discovery of abundant pegmatite minerals. Black Mountain mineral specimens are in museums around the world.

Roy Mines, Maine

Jay Teklenski at the Roy Mines. Goddard Ledge was mined for beryl, corundum and feldspar.

Jay Teklenski at the Roy Mines.
Jay Teklenski at the Roy Mines.