Florida Keys News
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Expert: Gem cache of little value
Specialist says two emeralds were embedded in rock with glue

A gem consultant for the family of late treasure hunter Mel Fisher says hundreds of uncut emeralds reportedly found in Florida Keys waters by another salvor, who estimated their value in the hundreds of millions, are "not worth sweeping off the floor," according to a report from Emeralds International owner Manuel Marcial De Gomar.

The report is the result of a...

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