Fortune Hunters Flock To Madagascar Sapphire Mines

Sapphires were first discovered in Madagascar in the late 1990s, and already the Indian Ocean island is one of the world's largest producers of the precious stones. Its 250-kilometre-long deposit is among the biggest in the world and has sparked a sapphire rush. Its an extremely dangerous job, and although one stone can sell for thousands of dollars, success stories are rare. CGTN's Maria Galang tells us more.
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