Friday, April 17, 2009

Blood Emeralds

Been longing for a low Z gemstone that finances Islamic terrorism? Here's your chance.

From the New York Times:

Two dormant emerald mines have reopened under Taliban control. The militants have announced that they will receive one-third of the revenues.


Anonymous said...

Are they seeking to expand their portfolio with Australian mining ventures?

C W Magee said...

More to the point, are they hiring mine geologists?