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Mama's Minerals

800 20th St NW, Suite B, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2097
+1 505-266-8443
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Great shop with everything you could imagine!

This was an experience. i don't know much about crystals but here they had everything - even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
debbythec
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mattapoisett, ma
Rock lovers dream

I had planned to find this place before we left home. I looked out of my window at Hotel... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
Billie D
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Albuquerque's best place for Beads, Minerals, Fossils, Metal Detectors, Classes, Gold Pans, Tumblers, Jewelry, Stone Carvings, Books, and more!
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“old town” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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800 20th St NW, Suite B, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2097
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+1 505-266-8443
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an experience. i don't know much about crystals but here they had everything - even crystals to flavor your water with relaxation, or energy. The jewlery was ok. Pretty pricey but the amount of diverse crystals and stones was mind boggling. I would...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

I had planned to find this place before we left home. I looked out of my window at Hotel Albuquerque and it was right next door. Spent way too much time there and money and loved every minute of it.

Thank Billie D
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Kristen J, Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thank you for your review, Billie! We're so glad that you discovered the store - we love our neighbors over at Hotel Albuquerque and Hotel Chaco.

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

I work in the area and just cannot express how cool this place is! Staff is so nice (especially Louisa who is so helpful!) and the selection is well priced and very unique! This is without a doubt one of my favorite shopping experiences in...More

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Kristen J, Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, Matthew!

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

We recently visited Mama's Minerals based on the reviews from previous visitors. We were glad we did as the shop is large, spacious, and the displays are well done. You have room to move around, see the rocks from different angles and see many specimens...More

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Kristen J, Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We're so glad that you not only enjoyed your visit, but that the new additions to your home made it there safely.

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Unique shop sells beads, rocks/minerals--and allows use of equipment for working with rocks/minerals. Some items high dollar--some substantially less so. Friendly staff. Lots of crystals, references to indigenous practices, etc. Walkable from Hotel Chaco and Hotel Albuquerque as well as nearby Old Town area museums....More

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Mamas M, Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you for your review! We're glad that you noticed our wide range of product - our goal is to have something for every interest and every budget.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Mama's is an amazing place to come if you have any interest in geology, minerals , gemstones or jewelry. It's the last part that is a bit of a surprise... my wife is very particular, and I have gotten her a couple pieces of jewelry...More

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Mamas M, Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are proud of our unique jewelry as well as our amazing floor staff, so it is great to hear about your excellent experience.

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

We had such a blast visiting Mama's Minerals. Check out our photos! They had geode cracking, fossil finding, panning for gold, necklace making, face painting, and many many other kid friendly activities. Camps and fairs sound awesome too- do not miss! We will definitely be...More

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Mamas M, Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, and we are so glad that you enjoyed Kids Day! We hope to see you again next year as well as at our other events and classes such as the Easter Egg Hunt and Kids...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

They have plenty of rocks, fossils, petrified wood, gemstones, beads, and jewelry making supplies. Lots to see and buy.

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Mamas M, Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit and pick up some awesome beads or minerals. Staff very helpful. Lots of fossils as well.

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Mamas M, Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed June 10, 2017

My dad is really into rocks, so we made a stop at this store for his sake. We were glad we did, as it was very interesting and almost like a minerals museum. The items for purchase were pretty expensive, but we really enjoyed looking...More

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Mamas M, Marketing Coordinator at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you for your review! You’re right, some of our items are expensive, often because they are large, rare, or in high demand. We do pride ourselves on having items in all price points and hope you noticed the areas of the store where there...More

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