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The Gold Mine Rock Shop

44864 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9768
+1 719-276-9353
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WOW what a selection!!!!

This is a rock lovers dream! So much of a selection, great reasonable prices, SUPER friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rgodse816407
Buyer beware

Very clean and well ordered rock shop. My companion is a geologist and noticed several of the rocks... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Swede55
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Albuquerque
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Tons of rocks, gem, and minerals. Lots of fun for people of all ages. Are you interested in purchasing rocks and gems of superior quality? Do you fancy becoming a collector or someone who makes jewelry using high-quality stones? Whatever the case might be, if you are indeed looking for a place where you can find everything you need, then The Gold Mine Rock Shop is the place for you. Based in Cañon City, CO, we are the rock shop that will impress you. From semi-precious stones to minerals and gems, you can be sure that our shop has it all. Do not miss your chance to visit our incredible rock store!
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  • Average10%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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44864 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9768
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+1 719-276-9353
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a rock lovers dream! So much of a selection, great reasonable prices, SUPER friendly and helpful folks working there. Would love to go back again!!

Thank rgodse816407
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and well ordered rock shop. My companion is a geologist and noticed several of the rocks were incorrectly named. My beef was the fake shark teeth “fossils” which looked as if they had been painstakingly assembled with either mortar or grout. Prices for...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

For 15 dollars each, my boys got a bucket and they spent an hour going thru the sand, getting their rocks and cleaning them. They loved it! If you have a car to get home, they have so many cool rocks by the pound. I...More

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John S, Guest Relations Manager at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank You for the nice review!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

A friend of mine and his grandson wanted to go look at rocks, since his grandson loves all the colors and different types of rocks in Colorado. I think we spent over an hour in here as he looked at nearly every rock in the...More

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John S, Guest Relations Manager at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

We Love People Who Love Rocks!! Thanks for visiting! Come see us again

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We moved to Canon City two years ago and this is among one our greatest finds! We always come home with special treasures. It is a great place to bring out of state company. The owners are extremely nice and so helpful. A must visit...More

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John S, Guest Relations Manager at The Gold Mine Rock Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank You So Much!

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I'm not a rock collector so maybe the prices are in line. I felt items were over priced. Of course the kids puck small items and trying to stay around the $2.00 range was tough. Spending $5-10 they got much more for their money. Mind...More

Thank Charla G
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We've stopped at the Gold Mine Rock Shop a few times now and always enjoy the visit. And come home with a crate full of pretty rocks... While the shop inside is always enjoyable and features rocks, gear, decorations, and even museum-quality pieces for sale,...More

Thank Technowitch
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stopped in to check out the shop on a whim. The owner was just opening for the day. He was friendly and knew the area well. He asked what we had seen already and what we were planning to see. He then gave us...More

Thank NANCY V
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We came across this shop while exploring the area and all three of my boys are fascinated with rocks and gems. They have a great selection of items from small to large, from unfinished samples by the pound to nicely finished gems and rocks. My...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Found this place by accident. While many rock shops are kinda "dime store", this one has a great selection of minerals from all over including local and regional. The staff was unusually friendly & helpful and even stayed open a bit late for us. If...More

Thank Dave H
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