Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Gemfields Resources Unearths 10,050 Carat Emerald

Gemfields Resources PLC, an AIM-listed colored gemstone exploration and mining company, discovered a 10,050 carat emerald at the company’s Mbuva-Chibolele emerald mine in Zambia.

The crystal is a 10 centimeter-long hexagonal stone.

The company has been engaged in exploration activities in Zambia’s gemstone sector since 2000. Its flagship emerald mine, the Mbuva-Chibolele project, has been in commercial production since June 2006.

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