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Mineralogical Park, Mine and Crystals 
The Excursion to the mine allows you to pick up crystals and live the experience of a prospector, while enjoying an educational hike, discover this open air site.
 
The Centre d'Activités Minéralogiques offers a variety of attractions for everyone: 
Prospecting-express; sift through your bag of minerals and preserve your finds 
Pearl extraction; assist a shucker who will extract a pearl from a pearl oyster and make it into a jewel.

At the Economuseum you will learn about quartz crystal, extraction methods, crystallization and varieties of crystals. 

Discover the boutique and our products made with our regional stone and different minerals.

Several addresses are available for this company. Please select the address you are interested in using the selector to consult the activities offered there.

1840, route 169, Métabetchouan—Lac-à-la-Croix, , G8G 1B3

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795, route des Laurentides, Métabetchouan—Lac-à-la-Croix, , G8G 1N2

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3368, rue de l'Énergie, Saguenay (arrondissement Jonquière), , G7X 0J6

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Cristal du Lac's boutique specializes in natural, polished quartz crystals of different shapes and sizes.

For birthday gifts, an engagement ring, birth gifts, graduation gifts, or for any other occasion, get our diamond cut and shiny jewelry, an original and exclusive collection at Cristal du Lac.

Minerals from around the world, decorative or utilitarian, are also found in our displays such as book rests, lamps, mobiles, clocks and many other products.

Stones for all ages and for all budgets.

A visit will surprise you! Admission to the animation site is free.

Mining prospecting:

Look for your Quartz Crystals in an open pit deposit and bring back your stones.

Cristal du Lac offers you the chance to live a unique prospecting experience and to come and look for your quartz crystals in an open-air deposit.

While enjoying an intermediate hike, discover this exceptional geological site, located in the heart of the forest at Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix.

Observe a prospector at work and learn with our animators.

A guide will accompany you throughout the activity.

Cristal du Lac will provide you with the basic equipment: helmet, gloves and goggles for your collection of a maximum of 100 grams of crystals.

You will also have the possibility to get larger crystal matrices directly from the mine.

Intermediate hike

On reservation

Children under the age of 8 are not allowed on the excursion.

Crystal Gallery

From the rough stone, coming from our deposit, to the jewelry stone, Crystal has fascinated since the beginning of time.

Visit our Interpretation Centre free of charge and admire our private collection of about a hundred specimens.

Also learn about the methods of extraction, crystallization and the variety of our crystals.

Cristal du Lac is an unparalleled place to enrich your mineralogical knowledge and to live mining and prospecting experiences adapted for all ages. At the Mineralogical Activity Center or at the Mine Excursion, the Cristal du Lac team will share with you notions on quartz crystallization, mineral classification and their uses. Concerned about our environment, you will discover the art of artisanal extraction.

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Cristal du Lac's boutique specializes in natural, polished quartz crystals of different shapes and sizes.

For birthday gifts, an engagement ring, birth gifts, graduation gifts, or for any other occasion, get our diamond cut and shiny jewelry, an original and exclusive collection at Cristal du Lac.

Minerals from around the world, decorative or utilitarian, are also found in our displays such as book rests, lamps, mobiles, clocks and many other products.

Stones for all ages and for all budgets.

A visit will surprise you! Admission to the animation site is free.

Mining prospecting:

Look for your Quartz Crystals in an open pit deposit and bring back your stones.

Cristal du Lac offers you the chance to live a unique prospecting experience and to come and look for your quartz crystals in an open-air deposit.

While enjoying an intermediate hike, discover this exceptional geological site, located in the heart of the forest at Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix.

Observe a prospector at work and learn with our animators.

A guide will accompany you throughout the activity.

Cristal du Lac will provide you with the basic equipment: helmet, gloves and goggles for your collection of a maximum of 100 grams of crystals.

You will also have the possibility to get larger crystal matrices directly from the mine.

Intermediate hike

On reservation

Children under the age of 8 are not allowed on the excursion.

Crystal Gallery

From the rough stone, coming from our deposit, to the jewelry stone, Crystal has fascinated since the beginning of time.

Visit our Interpretation Centre free of charge and admire our private collection of about a hundred specimens.

Also learn about the methods of extraction, crystallization and the variety of our crystals.

Cristal du Lac is an unparalleled place to enrich your mineralogical knowledge and to live mining and prospecting experiences adapted for all ages. At the Mineralogical Activity Center or at the Mine Excursion, the Cristal du Lac team will share with you notions on quartz crystallization, mineral classification and their uses. Concerned about our environment, you will discover the art of artisanal extraction.

Mining prospecting:

Look for your Quartz Crystals in an open pit deposit and bring back your stones.

Cristal du Lac offers you the chance to live a unique prospecting experience and to come and look for your quartz crystals in an open-air deposit.

While enjoying an intermediate hike, discover this exceptional geological site, located in the heart of the forest at Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix.

Observe a prospector at work and learn with our animators.

A guide will accompany you throughout the activity.

Cristal du Lac will provide you with the basic equipment: helmet, gloves and goggles for your collection of a maximum of 100 grams of crystals.

You will also have the possibility to get larger crystal matrices directly from the mine.

Intermediate hike

On reservation

Children under the age of 8 are not allowed on the excursion.

Crystal Gallery

From the rough stone, coming from our deposit, to the jewelry stone, Crystal has fascinated since the beginning of time.

Visit our Interpretation Centre free of charge and admire our private collection of about a hundred specimens.

Also learn about the methods of extraction, crystallization and the variety of our crystals.

Cristal du Lac is an unparalleled place to enrich your mineralogical knowledge and to live mining and prospecting experiences adapted for all ages. At the Mineralogical Activity Center or at the Mine Excursion, the Cristal du Lac team will share with you notions on quartz crystallization, mineral classification and their uses. Concerned about our environment, you will discover the art of artisanal extraction.

Cristal du Lac's boutique specializes in natural, polished quartz crystals of different shapes and sizes.

For birthday gifts, an engagement ring, birth gifts, graduation gifts, or for any other occasion, get our diamond cut and shiny jewelry, an original and exclusive collection at Cristal du Lac.

Minerals from around the world, decorative or utilitarian, are also found in our displays such as book rests, lamps, mobiles, clocks and many other products.

Stones for all ages and for all budgets.

A visit will surprise you! Admission to the animation site is free.

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Mining prospecting:

Look for your Quartz Crystals in an open pit deposit and bring back your stones.

Cristal du Lac offers you the chance to live a unique prospecting experience and to come and look for your quartz crystals in an open-air deposit.

While enjoying an intermediate hike, discover this exceptional geological site, located in the heart of the forest at Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix.

Observe a prospector at work and learn with our animators.

A guide will accompany you throughout the activity.

Cristal du Lac will provide you with the basic equipment: helmet, gloves and goggles for your collection of a maximum of 100 grams of crystals.

You will also have the possibility to get larger crystal matrices directly from the mine.

Intermediate hike

On reservation

Children under the age of 8 are not allowed on the excursion.

Crystal Gallery

From the rough stone, coming from our deposit, to the jewelry stone, Crystal has fascinated since the beginning of time.

Visit our Interpretation Centre free of charge and admire our private collection of about a hundred specimens.

Also learn about the methods of extraction, crystallization and the variety of our crystals.

Cristal du Lac is an unparalleled place to enrich your mineralogical knowledge and to live mining and prospecting experiences adapted for all ages. At the Mineralogical Activity Center or at the Mine Excursion, the Cristal du Lac team will share with you notions on quartz crystallization, mineral classification and their uses. Concerned about our environment, you will discover the art of artisanal extraction.

Cristal du Lac's boutique specializes in natural, polished quartz crystals of different shapes and sizes.

For birthday gifts, an engagement ring, birth gifts, graduation gifts, or for any other occasion, get our diamond cut and shiny jewelry, an original and exclusive collection at Cristal du Lac.

Minerals from around the world, decorative or utilitarian, are also found in our displays such as book rests, lamps, mobiles, clocks and many other products.

Stones for all ages and for all budgets.

A visit will surprise you! Admission to the animation site is free.

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