Gems and Minerals, Hiddenite, North Carolina



Amethyst/quartz sunburst crystal cluster, Rist Mine, Hiddenite, NC

Collected by Clifford Glenn at the Rist Mine (Currently North American Emerald Mines) in the 1960s. This is a fantastic museum grade specimen from the world famous Hiddenite Mining District in Hiddenite, North Carolina. Measures 5 3/4” x 5” x 2 1/4” (14.6 cm x 12.7 cm x 5.7 cm).

For more information and high resolution pictures, contact me at: rick@wncrocks.com or call 828-779-4501

$3,500.00 - SOLD

Item: HIDDENITE 002



Smoky quartz crystal with micro amethyst overgrowth

The amethyst is a pale lavender color. Collected by Clifford Glenn at the Rist Mine (Currently North American Emerald Mines), Hiddenite, NC in the 1960s. Measures 4 5/8” x 3 1/8” x 2 3/4” (11.75 cm x 7.9 cm x 7 cm).

For more information, contact me at: rick@wncrocks.com or call 828-779-4501

$250.00 - SOLD

Item: HIDDENITE 001



Smoky Quartz Crystal w/Dolomite Inclusion
North American Emerald Mines

Very unique and rare!

This crystal shows excellent healing and crystallographic continuity. This 5 lb. 10 oz. light smoky quartz crystal was collected at the North American Emerald Mines in 2012, in a collapsed pocket we were digging with mine owner Jamie Hill. The crystal is completely healed on all sides and has no damage. The crystal has a dolomite(?) inclusion in the tip that makes this specimen extremely unusual. The is a world class museum grade specimen. Measures: 8 ½” x 5 ¾” x 4” (21.6 cm x 14.61 cm x 10.16 cm).

For more information, contact me at: rick@wncrocks.com or call 828-779-4501

$4,500.00 - SOLD

Item: HIDDENITE 005



To order, call 828-779-4501 or email rick@wncrocks.com

Layaway plans available. If you see a specimen you really want but can't afford all at once, I will work with you on a monthly payment plan. The item will be marked "sale pending". Your specimen will be shipped once final payment is received.

Send check or money order to:

Richard Jacquot
P.O. Box 542
Leicester, N.C.
28748

or PayPal (rick@wncrocks.com)
828-779-4501