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Cooper's Gem Stone Mine is a fun and educational tourist attraction located in historical Blountville, TN. Miners may come to our facility to sluice authentic mine ore.  We offer a variety of buckets that miners may choose from to sluice at our 300 foot onsite flume. When you find it, you keep it! What is possible to find? Several types of  multi-colored quartz, emeralds, garnets and a other gems and minerals.  Cooper's Gem Stone Mine welcomes individuals, families, small or large groups, company picnics, family reunions and anniversary or birthday celebrations. 

Cooper's Gem Mine

1136 Big Hollow Rd

Blountville, TN 37617

(423) 323-5680



Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 11:00am until 5:00pm                                                     Earlier hours by reservation only.

Saturday 12 Noon until 5:00pm                                                                                                     CLOSED ON SUNDAYS

Cooper's Gem Mine closes the outside flumes at the end of October. Cooper's Gem Mine will reopen the following Spring. However, as in years past we will schedule indoor groups and birthday parties throughout the winter at our indoor flume.

 *For groups making reservations, we do offer earlier hours Monday-Friday. Please contact us to make arrangements. Call (423) 323-5680 to make reservations.

Rates/All Bucket prices are subject to sales tax. 

Big Bonanza Bucket $ 50.00

2-Gallon Rock Hound Bucket  $ 14.00

2-Quart Pebble Pup Bucket   $ 7.00

Arrowhead Bucket $ 15.00

Fossil Bucket $ 15.00

Arrowhead and Fossil Combo $ 20.00

2-Gallon Pampered Pup Bucket $ 7.00

2 Quart Pampered Pee-wee $ 4.00

Cooper Drum  $ 100.00

Cooper  Big Blast Barrel $ 500.00 (one free gem cutting)

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Cooper's Gem Mine is currently offering our miners a online survey to better suit our miners' needs, while at Cooper's Gem Mine. Please take a few moments of your valueable time and go to to participate in our brief survey.


                                                                 1136 Big Hollow Rd.

                                                                        Blountville, TN 37617

                                                                           Phone (423) 323-5680

                                                                       Fax (423) 323-5199