||Graves Mountain to the Southeast has long been known to mineral collectors for its excellent specimens of rutile (shiny black), lazulite (deep blue), and pyrophyllite (radiating needle like crystals.) The mountain was first described by Professor C. E. Shepard in 1849, for many years it was owned by the late Dr. Geo. F. Kurts, gem expert of Tiffany & Company of New York City.
Located on US 378/GA 43, 0.4 mile from the Wilkes County Line
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