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Hiddenite Gems - Emerald Hollow Mine

Not-So-Hidden Treasures in Hiddenite


The Emerald Hollow Mine in Hiddenite, NC is the only emerald mine in the United States open to the public for prospecting. I went to North Carolina to check the mine out for myself. Can you find emeralds? Yes! And rubies, sapphires, amethyst, citrine, the rare gemstone hiddenite, and much more.
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These people are sluicing for gems at the Emerald Hollow Mine.SluicingAnother view of sluicing at the Emerald Hollow Mine.SluicingCreekin' at the Emerald Hollow Mine in North Carolina.CreekingHiddenite from Hiddenite, NC.Hiddenite
Ruby from Hiddenite, NC.RubyAmethyst from Hiddenite, NC.AmethystRepresentative pretty green gem from the Emerald Hollow Mine.Green GemSodalite is a beautiful blue stone.Sodalite
Gemstone point from Hiddenite, NC.Gemstone PointBlue rock from Hiddenite, NC.Blue GemQuartz containing rutile inclusions, from the Emerald Hollow Mine, NC.Quartz with RutileRuby from Emerald Hollow Mine, Hiddeninte, NC.Rough Ruby

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