Rist Mine, Hiddenite, Alexander Co., North Carolina
Left: “LKA Emerald” 11.2 cm tall x 4 cm wide
Right: “Stephenson Emerald” 7.15 cm tall x 5 cm wide
The LKA Emerald mined in 1984 weighs 1,686 carats. The Stephenson Emerald mined in 1969 weighs 1,438 carats. They are the second and fourth largest emeralds ever mined in North Carolina, USA.