The USA is a thrilling place to go gemstone hunting.  For the gem hunters and hobbyists who love seeking out the local gemstones and jewellery, the USA offers around 60 types of gemstones, all of which can be found at over 400 gem shows across the USA.   


Adventure seekers, who want to experience the thrill of searching for gemstones, rocks, minerals and fossils, you can go it alone on public land or fossick on mining sites where you pay a fee, look for gemstones and keep any that you find.


There are endless ways to be entertained and create memories!  From venturing to Tucson, the world’s biggest gem show, exploring museums dedicated to gemstone learning to digging for your own treasure, this travel guide will give the whole family an education, and holiday to remember.

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