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Turner emerald mine, southwest of Shelby. Cleveland County, North Carolina. 1912.


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Album caption: Turner emerald mine; 4¾ miles S. 30° W. of Shelby. View N. 75³ W. from tunnel over open cut where emerald vein has been removed. Mr. Fraser points to seam in hypersthenite where emerald vein pinched out. Sept. 27, 1912. 5x7. Cleveland Co., North Carolina. Index card: Emerald vein in open cut of emerald mine. Note: This image was scanned from the glass plate negative.


Data Owner :
U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Sterrett, Douglas B.

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