New Emerald Deposit – Ethiopia

The GIA released an article on the discovery of a new emerald deposit in Ehtiopia, a significant production has entered the market with over 100 Kilograms of rough having already been produced. Whilst this is a new discovery in Ethiopia, the country itself has produced emeralds at other locations but this recent find represents a significant increase in quality over other local deposits.

The emeralds mined in Ethiopia have characteristics in common with other schist based emerald bearing deposits in Zambia and Brazil. To find out more click the link to the GIA article below.

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