Did you know that Southwest Arkansas not only has a Diamond Mine but also has it's very own Crystal Mine! Wegner Quartz Crystals located in Mount Ida, Arkansas offers five different Adventure Packages: Gemstone Sluice, Diamond Collecting, Crystal Forest, Mine Phantom, Mine Group Dig, and Tailings Collecting Area & Picnic Site.
They are located three miles south of Mt. Ida, Arkansas and then 3 miles east on Owley Road. Follow their blue signs. (West of Hot Springs, one leisurely hour drive through the National Forest.) After you enter their gate, just follow the dirt road to the visitors center at the wholesale barn. You're sure to have a great time!
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