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Fort Drum Crystal Mine

28320 NE 55th Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972-0300
+1 863-634-4579
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For one there is no mine, it is a pile of dirt from the mine down the street. The so-called Crystal... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
jamesrskinner169
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Palm City, Florida
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Fun dig!

We came here after reading about this place which is unique in that you get crystals AND fossils... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
jalowu
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Chicago, IL
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“clams” (2 reviews)
“fossils” (2 reviews)
“crystals” (2 reviews)
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28320 NE 55th Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972-0300
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+1 863-634-4579
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

For one there is no mine, it is a pile of dirt from the mine down the street. The so-called Crystal are dirty Brown and appear to be of no value whatsoever. The locals that I've talked to think it's a big joke how Eddie...More

10  Thank jamesrskinner169
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We came here after reading about this place which is unique in that you get crystals AND fossils all in one! I knew ahead of time that it was $60 per adult which covers the cost of hauling all of the material out of the...More

2  Thank jalowu
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Went yesterday with my teen daughter who is visiting from VA. She loves rocks,minerals and crystals. She will be majoring next year in college in environmental science. So when she found this site on the internet back in Dec we planned the trip for spring...More

10  Thank Stephanie B
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

My wife and I visited the site March 6 2018. The most important thing that potential visitors know is this is not a mine. The owner has placed piles of dirt in a straight line claiming they contain the same type of fossils that were...More

6  Thank Duane H
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to this place yesterday. It was really cool. The owner does a little orientation and teaches you about the history of the clams and fossils you can find there. He also will show you some really cool pieces he has...More

2  Thank OK2122
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

we went to digs in south Carolina and heard about this "mine" from folks up there. we have planned a trip to Fort Drum mine but are put off by the $60 per person admittance. seems a bit steep for common crystal, so we will...More

8  Thank Ron C
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We went so our crystal loving 7 year old could dig to her hearts desire. We got a tour, instructions, and some hints from the owner. All 3 of our kids had a great time and each one of them had a pile of crystals...More

4  Thank Becca C
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