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Guided minerals search in the quarry “Juchem”

At the weekend you have the opportunity to go in search of minerals in the “Juchem” quarry (between Fischbach and Niederwörresbach). Treasure hunters will be given the [...]

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Gemstone camp at the gemstone mines in Steinkaulenberg

"Treasure hunters" can go in search of agates, amethysts, rock crystals, jasper, and smoky quartz during the gemstone camp. Hoes, pickaxes and spades are available to the treasure [...]

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Gemstone digging area at the gemstone mines in Steinkaulenberg

The mineral mining site at the gemstone mines in Steinkaulenberg is filled with minerals from all over the world every single day, and offers a great opportunity for children and [...]

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Historic “Weiherschleife” Cutting Mill

Children and adolescents alike can use sand screens to dig for the coveted minerals hidden away in a sheltered sandpit at the Historic “Weiherschleife” Cutting Mill, which has [...]

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Gemstone digging site at the Gemstone Adventure World

Outstanding educational fun for children and teenagers! In the gemstone digging site, which is protected from the wind and rain, children and adolescents can dig in a type of rock [...]

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Agate heap – company Lemke, Bruchweiler

Borrow a bucket or even a wheelbarrow, and kick-start your treasure hunt atop the agate heap at the company Lemke. Any agate pieces or leftover material that you can place in your [...]

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‘The great scuttle’ – an Egyptian beetle made of stone will be your good luck charm!

Yes, that’s right: Here you can create your very own, ingenious good luck charms! And the best thing is – it takes the form of an original scarab beetle in your favourite [...]

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Exciting mineral and fossil expeditions – with a leading expert

Is an exciting adventure experience in nature your thing? Then join us on our exciting mineral expedition led by the expert Wouter Südkamp, who will be able to explain many new [...]

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Children's adventure day underground at the Fischbach Copper Mine

Experience the magic together with your children and youth groupto be had in the fascinating underground world at the Fischbach/Nahe Copper Mine. The dwarfs mentioned in our fairy [...]

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Exciting workshop: “Cleopatra from a different angle”

The German Gemstone Museum in Idar-Oberstein boasts an extensive collection of historical original gems and cameos: These are impressive pictorial reliefs carved in stone. Everyone [...]

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The Gemstone Trail – Dinosaur’s foot, multimedia show and treasure hunt

From the depths of the earth, and embedded in several million years of ancient lava flows – this is how valuable gemstones have forced their way up to the outer layers of the [...]

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