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Where Tar Heel Gems Glitter and Gleam

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Over 300 minerals, including rubies and emeralds, are found in the state. Four museums in Western North Carolina display samples of this mineral wealth: Colburn Gem and Mineral Museum (Asheville); Museum of North Carolina Minerals (Spruce Pine); The Schiele Museum (Gastonia); and The Nature Museum at Grandfather Mountain (Linville).
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 30 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p28-29, il