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  High Desert Gems & Minerals

Spectrum Sunstone Mine is open daily for public digging May 15th - November 1st, 9am to 5pm

Himalaya Tourmaline Mine is open year round Thursday through Sunday 10am to 3pm

(Our mines are occupied 365 days per year by mine personnel, so, come visit!  Winter reservations are accepted.  We are usually out in the field, but we will return your call asap, so please call 775-772-7724,  or 775-830-5797, or 775-225-4245).


High Desert Gems & Minerals is a gemstone mining company. We own mines in Oregon, Nevada, and California, including the famous Himalaya Tourmaline Mine near San Diego, CA and Spectrum Sunstone Mines near Plush, OR. Find out about our NEW SUNSTONE DEPOSIT at Spectrum Mine! Our other gemstone mines include Variscite, Nevada Turquoise, Opal, Mt. Airy Blue Chalcedony TM, Namibian Blue Chalcedony, Lavender Chalcedony, Purple Chalcedony, Smoky Quartz and Amethyst scepters, Fire Agate, Vesuvianite, and Gold (see Catalog).

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Himalaya Mine Tourmaline Crystal

Claims for Sale:

  • Turquoise mine with nugget and vein near Tonopah, NV
  • Oregon Sunstone claims near Plush, OR

FEE DIGGING!!!! Visit High Desert Gems & Minerals at one of our famous gem digging locations that are open to the public year round. Or stop by one of our upcoming gem shows to see our gemstones (see News).


 Any questions ? please contact us
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Thanks for visiting and we look forward to seeing you!     


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