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Minerals and gems found in North carolina

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Can anyone tell me what minerals and gems can be found in North Carolina in the mountainous regions? Particularly in and the counties around Franklin NC? Thanks

asked Aug 31, 2014 by RichardC (520 points)

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There are several important ones from that area: Hiddenite, Emerald, Corundum, to name a few...

answered Sep 1, 2014 by hershel (52,780 points)
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Thanks hersei i know of hiddenite, emerald, andd corundum was wondering what other types could be present through the mountains besides quartz and the already named few. I have emeralds and corundum specimens in my possession from the area

answered Sep 2, 2014 by RichardC (520 points)