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Arrowhead Crystal Mine - CLOSED

Owley Rd, Mount Ida, AR
+1 870-326-4443
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Mine is still not open

We were excited to go to Mount Ida to dig for crystals. After driving for 8 hours we found out that... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2012
Georgia C
Auburn KS
Mine has been sold, name changed and is closed

This mine has been sold to new owners and the name has been changed. The previous owner is still... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2012
Mount Ida, Arkansas
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  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible24%
21 Oct 2012
“Mine is still not open”
4 Aug 2012
“Mine has been sold, name changed and is closed”
Owley Rd, Mount Ida, AR

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Reviewed 22 October 2012

We were excited to go to Mount Ida to dig for crystals. After driving for 8 hours we found out that most mines are closed. Dee and Gee, and Arrowhead included. The other mines open are not active, meaning you just find shards of stuff....More

15  Thank Georgia C
Reviewed 4 August 2012

This mine has been sold to new owners and the name has been changed. The previous owner is still conducting business under the arrowhead mine name, operating a website under that name offering mining trips and pretending he still owns the mine which is causing...More

33  Thank CrystalMiner
Reviewed 16 March 2012

Well I tried to contact these guys several times. Their number was still valid and I left 2 msgs for them. No return call. On facebook they did not respond, nor did they respond via email. I am pretty sure they are defunct. Do us...More

11  Thank raevyn007
Reviewed 27 September 2011

I had read some great reviews on Arrowhead Mines, and was very excited to go in September. I was planning my trip a month in advance and called the number on their website to see if they were planning to be open while I was...More

9  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 11 May 2011

We tried a couple of times to get the operators to meet us at the mine to dig. The first time, he had a flat tire and said he couldn't make it. He replied back that he could make it the next day, but email...More

16  Thank dogchipper
Reviewed 29 March 2011

We started out for a weekend trip to Crater of Diamonds, an hour south of here and the woman boarding our dogs suggested we go here "first" so our 12 year old son would have some "success" first THEN hit the diamond crater and when...More

16  Thank Wanetta W
Reviewed 1 February 2011

They STOLE all of my crystals saying it was their policy if crystals were found over a certain size. CROOKS

27  Thank BuddyHolly74
Reviewed 13 October 2010

We had a pretty good time hunting in the mine but found only small crystals here. According to "Dave" who was watching the mine while the main guys were in town at a festival said that was the norm at Arrowhead. Considering the fee (20...More

9  Thank rockhounddude
Reviewed 28 July 2010

My family and I went during spring break this past year. I could not begin to tell you my thoughts driving in on that bumpy road but what was a bumpy ride turned out to be one of the most fun days we have ever...More

7  Thank karinj1968
Reviewed 15 June 2010

Arrowhead was just one stop of many we made while we were there. We read the reviews well ahead of time, as we always do--amazing how beneficial these review sites turn out to be. Of all the places we went while we were in Arkansas,...More

11  Thank MMWILLIS
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