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Smithsonian Unveils Sparkling New Attractioni
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Susan Logue
December 07, 2012 11:29 PM
The Hope Diamond has long been the undisputed star of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, but it's being upstaged by a new gem. Visitors vied with media to capture the historic moment as museum director Kirk Johnson unveiled the latest addition to its mineral collection, the Dom Pedro Aquamarine. Susan Logue has more for VOA.

Smithsonian Unveils Sparkling New Attraction

Susan Logue

Published December 07, 2012

The Hope Diamond has long been the undisputed star of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, but it's being upstaged by a new gem. Visitors vied with media to capture the historic moment as museum director Kirk Johnson unveiled the latest addition to its mineral collection, the Dom Pedro Aquamarine. Susan Logue has more for VOA.


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