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Emerald Bonanza Found By Amateur Diggers in North Carolina Mine

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emerald found in NC mineAmateur diggers on a trip to the aging North American Emerald Mine in Hiddenite, N.C., struck gold last week -- actually, emeralds.

One couple had only been in the mine for five minutes before Kevin Barrieault flipped over a rock to find a 50.5-carat emerald.

The next day, another couple found a pocket of emerald crystals in the mine, which was newly opened to tourists by a man who wanted to earn income by letting people dig for gems.

(READ the story from ABC News)

NOTE: I clicked the video and it was not the emerald story...

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