Climbers walk on the Mont-Blanc Massif in the French Alps. Photo: AFP
Climbers walk on the Mont-Blanc Massif in the French Alps. Photo: AFP
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French climber pockets share of Mont Blanc jewels after 2013 find

  • The mountaineer stumbled across the treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires buried for decades on a glacier off France’s Mont Blanc
  • The jewels had remained hidden in a metal box that was on board an Air India plane that crashed in the desolate landscape some 50 years earlier

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Climbers walk on the Mont-Blanc Massif in the French Alps. Photo: AFP
Climbers walk on the Mont-Blanc Massif in the French Alps. Photo: AFP
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