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Emeralds for Invisibility

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North Carolina is the only state where significant quantities of emeralds have been found in the country. J. Adlai D. Stevenson, a prominent Statesville merchant and mineral collector, discovered the first emerald in Alexander County in 1875. Discoveries in Mitchell and Cleveland Counties followed shortly thereafter.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 23, May 1966, p16, 30, il