Gemstone Mining

Gemstone Mining

gemstone mining program

Outdoor program available March – November

Students use a running water sluice to find, examine, and classify various minerals they can take home. Want an in-depth geology experience? This program pairs well with the rock and mineral lab!

Meets curriculum for NC Grades 1, 4 & 9-12 Earth/Env and SC Grades 1, 3, 8 & 9-12 Earth/Env.
Program can be adapted to meet the learning level of participants.

ALL PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES ARE DESIGNED TO MEET CDC, LOCAL AND STATE HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS.

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Questions on availability and pricing?

 704-854-6676

A similar program is available as an Outreach Program that will come to your site!

Find out more about the Geology Rocks Outreach Program here.


The Schiele Museum’s education programs address critical standards for public education. For specific curriculum standards met by our programs, questions or reserve a field trip or outreach, please contact our Group Scheduling Coordinator, Stephanie Austin, at stephaniea@cityofgastonia.com