Friday, April 2, 2010

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, North Carolina

North Carolina has more varieties of gemstones than all other 50 states combined. All of these gems were fround in Hiddenite NC. Hiddenite is the only place in North America where gem quality emeralds are found.

1 comment:

The Waverly Inn said...

There is a terrific museum in Western NC that provides both close up looks at all of these gems and mineral but also offers lots of history and information of interest on the subject. Check out their web site at: