Most rubies come from Burma and Thailand and other South East Asian countries. Sri Lanka, is where pink sapphires are more usually found. In the United States, some rubies have been found in Montana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wyoming.
Madagascar and Australia are where most sapphires are mined. Kashmir is still well known for it's sapphires because of such high quality. In the United States, sapphires have been found or mined mostly in Montana. A few sapphires have also been found in North Carolina.
Colombia, South America has historically been known to be one of the largest producer of emeralds. In the United States, emeralds have been found in Montana, Nevada, North Carolina and South Carolina. For more information on where to find emeralds in the United States: (see at bottom of page here).
Two known locations for finding diamonds in the United States are Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas and Kelsey Lake Diamond Mine in Colorado. Crater of Diamonds State Park is a place where you can actually search or dig for diamonds yourself.
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