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1880 - A New York dispatch says: It is believed a practically inexhaustible supply of emery ore has been discovered near Peekskill.

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The discovery is regarded as one of the greatest importance, from the fact that this metal, in a sufficiently pure state to make it marketable, is found in only one place in the United States - near Chester, Mass. - though beds of corundum containing emery have been found in North Carolina, Georgia and Montana.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
January 24, 1880

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