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COLOURED GEMSTONE DISCOVERY Greenland yields large ruby and pink sapphires

GREENLAND Vancouver's TRUE NORTH GEMS continues to find gem-quality rubies at its Aappaluttoq (Big Red) project n...


GREENLAND Vancouver’s TRUE NORTH GEMS continues to find gem-quality rubies at its Aappaluttoq (Big Red) project near Fiskenaesset. The latest news includes the finding of 1,220 ct of coarse gem-grade rubies and pink sapphires. The company is pleased at the large percentage of gem-grade stones and the high percentage of gem crystals greater than 8-mm in size.

The latest find is in addition to the 200-ct ruby found at the site earlier this month. True North has commissioned Tom McPhee, whose work is highly sought after for private collections, to carve the stone.

Check the website www.TrueNorthGems.com for definitive information about coloured gemstones.


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