WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC/WRC) - The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History showed off the world's largest aquamarine gem, also the world's largest cut stone.
It's called the Dom Pedro Gem.
Miners collected it in Brazil in the late 80s, and it's named after Brazil's first two emperors.
The blue-green crystal is more than a foot tall and weighs nearly five pounds. That's 10,363 carats!
The Dom Pedro Gem will be part of the permanent collection at the Natural History Museum.
Riverside residents met with the Ohio EPA and Ohio Department of Health after concerns of toxic chemicals could be polluting their homes.
The Darke County Sheriff's Office was busy responding to several weather-related crashes Tuesday night. Deputies say many of the main roads are clear but most of the secondary streets are caked in ice and snow.
2 NEWS has confirmed Deb Piotrowski will leave her position with Xenia Community Schools.
Bobby Smith, 20, of Miami Township was found dead in front of an apartment building in the 1300 block of Camphill Way around 12:15 a.m.
A plan to build a $22-million dollar sports complex next door to the new music center was approved at Tuesday night's Huber Heights City Planning Commission meeting.