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22596
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Since 1893, thirteen diamonds have been discovered in North Carolina as a result of gold or monazite panning. One such diamond found in Burke County, North Carolina resides in the Geology Collection of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. It was donated from the estate of J.A.D. Stephenson who discovered emeralds and hiddenite in Alexander County, North Carolina.
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Record #:
32612
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North Carolina is well-known and highly regarded as one of the important gem stone producing states. Precious gems, such as diamond, emerald, ruby, and sapphire, have been discovered throughout the state. The largest single emerald crystal ever found in North America came from the Rist Mine at Hiddenite in Alexander County.
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