Hours of operation

7 days a week

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

For arrangements

Eddie & Debbie Rucks

 

Best way to reach us please call

863-634-4579

 

Email Addresses

fortdrumcrystalmine@yahoo.com

info@thefortdrumcrystalmine.com

 

PRICES

Adults: $60.00 per person
Ages 15 and under: $35.00 per person
Ages 12 and under: $25.00 per person
Ages 7 and under: $15.00 per person
Children under 5: Free
Campsites: $25.00 per day

PRODUCTS

Opportunity to mine for Calcite Crystals

 

Landscape Rocks

 

Aquarium Rocks

 

Fossils & Minerals from all over the world

 

Fresh Free Range Eggs

Kiddie Park

 

THE FORT DRUM CRYSTAL MINE

formerly known as Ruck's Pit

 

New Location

The Fort Drum Crystal Mine is now located at 28320 NE 55TH AVE, OKEECHOBEE FL 34972

2 blocks west and across the street from the former location off 304th Street

 

Plan on getting wet and dirty!

Tools and water hoses are available

 

Things needed

There is a bathroom on site so bring clean clothes to change into for the ride home!

Wear old clothes, good sturdy shoes, a hat for shade and a trash bag for your dirty clothes. Bring food, drinking water, chair, a 5 gal bucket, beer flats and newspaper for wrapping your specimens and plan on staying a while

        

    

These shells are all classified and catalogued in the book.

 Geology and Paleontology of The Fort Drum Crystal Mine, Okeechobee County, Florida.

Edwin Rucks, Jr. and Taylor Creek Printing Publishers, Okeechobee, Florida

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