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Battle Over 840-Pound Emerald Heads To Court

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Today a L.A. judge will attempt to determine who owns the $400 million boulder-sized Bahia Emerald. Discovered in Brazil in 2001, the gem passed hands many times, winding up in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, Las Vegas, and finally L.A.


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The first sermon I ever heard my pastor preach was about the unique molecular structure of emeralds as they relate to the emeralds in the throne of God. It was fascinating. I love having a nerdy pastor.