One of the most abundant minerals on Earth, quartz is anything but ordinary and some of the most extraordinary quartz comes from Arkansas. Veteran mineral dealer Thomas Nagin explores its metaphysical side and a long-closed local curiosity, The Crystal Cave. We meet a cast of characters at the World Championship Quartz Crystal Dig and watch as a newly discovered pocket of quartz is extracted at the renowned Coleman Mine.



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Thomas Nagin is the owner of Crystal Springs Mining & Jewelry Co. For over 40 years, Thomas has traveled straight to the source in search of the finest gems, crystals and minerals. Every mineral in his inventory is hand selected to ensure the highest quality and best price. Inspired by the many questions people have about his profession, Thomas created the television series “Mineral Explorers,” taking viewers along on his adventures around the world.

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  1. @Bloomcycle on March 13, 2024 at 8:45 am

    So when I see these videos of the miners pulling perfect crystals out of the muck . How do they form without getting dirt let alone a single speck of anything being inside 🤔

  2. @ruraldaily6101 on March 13, 2024 at 8:45 am

    Wow 😯 amazing gemstone stay connected 🙂

  3. @usun5886 on March 13, 2024 at 8:46 am

    Thank You so much for sharing all these videos! It is a privilege to see through your trips wonders of the earth and man ( like the crystal house), which for sure I would not see without you and your videos. My best wishes to you and your business! Uwe

  4. @aung3627 on March 13, 2024 at 8:46 am


  5. @BINHNGUYEN-ox6hc on March 13, 2024 at 8:46 am

    BLOOD DIAMONDS ♦️ !!!!!!

  6. @Savva-copper on March 13, 2024 at 8:47 am


  7. @GerrardGarcia on March 13, 2024 at 8:49 am

    Nice video mate

  8. @korpakukac on March 13, 2024 at 8:49 am

    Ugh that crystal magic scam artistry is disgusting

  9. @TheChrimboEffect on March 13, 2024 at 8:52 am

    2:16 I hate how we tip-toe around topics that should be made fun of and ridiculed .

  10. @dinarogers8433 on March 13, 2024 at 8:55 am

    Can I come too. Bucket list for me and my step dad.

  11. @AdisiTaliWaya on March 13, 2024 at 8:56 am

    Within my Tsalagi = Cherokee tribe the healers of my tribe would take clear quarts crystals with no imperfections in it and would place it on the forehead of a tribe member and if it goes from being clear to a cloudy look then it ment that they had a fever. So quartz crystals were used as the first thermometers.

  12. @yulianasine5398 on March 13, 2024 at 8:59 am

    😘❤🙏👍🌹💋Thank you very much To MR Thomas and the family too Do lovely important program and so lovely vidio good job and good luck God bless too ❤

  13. @c-dubb3505 on March 13, 2024 at 9:02 am

    I JUST found your channel!!!! I’m finally HOME!!!!! Thank You, THANK YOU, THAAAANK YOOOOU!!!!!! ROCK HOUNDS UNITE!!!!! ;^)

  14. @reyangeles2487 on March 13, 2024 at 9:02 am

    Sir I have a lot of gemstone help me how to sale

  15. @rankyeller on March 13, 2024 at 9:04 am

    I have hundreds of Arkansas quartz pieces in my collection.

  16. @aprocuradepedraspreciosas1194 on March 13, 2024 at 9:05 am

    E ai galerinha das pedras preciosas ou semi precisa estou muito alegre com esse hobby, estou aprendendo muito com vcs, galerinha eu também tenho um canal no YouTube com apenas 6dúzia de inscritos., quem puder me ajudar e se escrever no canal estarei muito com vcs por ter vcs escreverem ok ….abraços

  17. @jenniferhenry7897 on March 13, 2024 at 9:05 am

    Woo i can come their ?

  18. @colleendeis928 on March 13, 2024 at 9:05 am

    Man you have a dream job!

  19. @carlosperaltacontrerasthe1955 on March 13, 2024 at 9:06 am

    That’s so beautiful Cristal mineral to arkansas land may opinions explorer to creation jehovach gad 2021 2022 carlos.peralta contreras mx usa youtubers planet.eart uniquely

  20. @khushallgems on March 13, 2024 at 9:07 am

    Wow I love minerals ❤️❤️

  21. @sahabatsulawesi on March 13, 2024 at 9:08 am

    Very good brother I love you chanel

  22. @carlosperaltacontrerasthe1955 on March 13, 2024 at 9:10 am

    Comentary arkansas its for me so beautiful land minerals to uniquely carlos.peralta contreras usa mx yes youtubers 2021 2022

  23. @ahmadfajarrojabi2822 on March 13, 2024 at 9:12 am

    What is the geological setting in Coleman mine ? The litology, structure, formation ?

  24. @thomasns8146 on March 13, 2024 at 9:13 am

    Hai Thomas Nagin… Greetings from India. Congratulations for great videos . I like crystals very much. Realy amazing

  25. @bonblue4993 on March 13, 2024 at 9:13 am

    Yay! Quartz is my favorite mineral! I have wanted to get back to Mt. Ida for the past two years, but because of COVID, I have had to pass. I have been there 8 times and I so want to get back there to dig for crystals. I hope I can meet you some day at the crystal festival! It is so much fun to share the joy of quartz with others.

  26. @carlosperaltacontrerasthe1955 on March 13, 2024 at 9:14 am

    Thas crystal’s to arkansas unique minerals rock’s may respecting carlos.peralta contreras usa it’s true may opinion ok respecting his lands same every continentes to explored usa 2021

  27. @chaudhryusama2780 on March 13, 2024 at 9:16 am

    i have alot gemstone any one who interested buying contact me

  28. @Flower-by6sn on March 13, 2024 at 9:17 am


  29. @markstory8619 on March 13, 2024 at 9:23 am

    I watch your videos and think,, I want to go all those exotic places to search for minerals, but realize that those trips may be a little difficult to achieve, but now I’m looking forward to going to Arkansas. I can do this one. Maybe even go to the competition. Thanks for the videos

  30. @lindasaav7364 on March 13, 2024 at 9:27 am

    Life goal: go to the US and dig for crystals! I just love the fact that so many mines in the US are open for the public, I would spend my whole vacation digging for crystals if I could!

  31. @dimtillon7529 on March 13, 2024 at 9:28 am

    would be a great show if you could construe more than a single thought simple sentence, holy fuck it feels like im on xans watching this. Great show though but boy do I pity americans.

  32. @americanrebel413 on March 13, 2024 at 9:29 am

    Very cool!
    Thank you.

  33. @mikey-fi4cw on March 13, 2024 at 9:32 am

    I found a 40-50 lb chunk of druzy quartz cluster, brought it down a mile of mountain, and I set it outside the house. The next day I went to check and a bird was sitting on it. When I walked up to it, there was also a toad sitting under the side of the crystal cluster. I think there is really something about the crystals.

  34. @bethbartlett5692 on March 13, 2024 at 9:34 am

    I live in NW Tennessee, across the Mississippi River from NE Arkansas and SE Missouri.
    I appreciate the Abundant Natural Resources in Arkansas and their Clear Fresh Waterways, I’m in a Muddy Waters Environment.

    It is worth the ponder when folks, never having been to the state, judge it and the people.

    Know this, "definitive ignorance knows no geographic boundaries, and I assure you, Tennessee and Mississippi, actually would qualify for the jokes and judgemental accusations every bit as much, *if not far more, than Arkansas.*

    …but, it is a Wise Mind that makes a habit of Conscious Thought + applied the Higher Mind, and there is no judging coining on in Higher Minds.

    … be Happy

    *Excellent Video Documentary, much appreciated.*

  35. @jimfrommars2591 on March 13, 2024 at 9:39 am

    I’ve always wondered, are the larger quartz crystals older? Or just the conditions determine the crystal size?

  36. @vamsikrishna6535 on March 13, 2024 at 9:40 am

    Hi sir this is vamsi Krishna from india I need your help please reply me

  37. @melindawilliams5849 on March 13, 2024 at 9:42 am

    Loved this!! It was so very nice to meet you Thomas!

  38. @colleendeis928 on March 13, 2024 at 9:43 am

    I live in Arkansas. What degree would I need to have a career in gemology

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