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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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Rock, Minerals and so much more

The store was massive - with rocks on display as well as for purchase. The also had jewelery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tumbleweed6886
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Turlock, California
Huge selection

Most of the comments about this place we found to be true. A huge selection of minerals and rocks... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Soleil122
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Canton, Georgia
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Albuquerque's best place for Beads, Minerals, Fossils, Metal Detectors, Classes, Gold Pans, Tumblers, Jewelry, Stone Carvings, Books, and more!
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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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

The store was massive - with rocks on display as well as for purchase. The also had jewelery supplies to make almost anything you wanted. They had ways in which to display your purchases as well as books and guides to rock collecting and mineral...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Most of the comments about this place we found to be true. A huge selection of minerals and rocks along with a wide variety of ways to show what you buy: framing, stands, clocks, statues, etc. Right next to the Hotel Chaco, this large store...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Great rocks- horrible service. When you tell a company you'd like to purchase something and they talk another customer into buying it right in front of your face. No recovery, care or empathy for an unfortunate situation.More

Thank Katie H
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Kristen J, Public Relations Manager at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

We want you to enjoy all that Mother Earth has to offer, Katie, and we are so sorry your visit to our Albuquerque store did not live up to the great experience we strive to create for all our guests. A situation such as this...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

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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Kristen J, Public Relations Manager at Mama's Minerals, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are glad you enjoyed browsing our large selection of products. While we do offer a large selection of high quality jewelry, we also carry a variety in all price ranges. We would love...More

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Reviewed 11 January 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 19 January 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 12 December 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 19 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 22 November 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 19 January 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 30 September 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 24 October 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 1 August 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 14 September 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 24 July 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 14 September 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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