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Thread: Climber finds $332,000 worth in jewels on Mt Blanc

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    Climber finds $332,000 worth in jewels on Mt Blanc

    Albertville (France) (AFP) - A French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc got more than satisfaction for his efforts when he stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires that had been buried for decades.

    The jewels, estimated to be worth up to 246,000 euros ($332,000), lay hidden in a metal box that was on board an Indian plane that crashed in the desolate landscape some 50 years ago.
    The climber turned the haul in to local police.


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