Original air date: 01/19/2016 Runtime: 46:10 min. The Mine Hunters are in Colombia, traveling to mountaintop emerald mines on the hunt for a mine that can produce a crystal-clear Chivor emerald. It could be their most dangerous mission. Only recently Colombian emerald mines were part of a “Green War,” and even today paramilitary forces, the government, and emerald barons are caught in conflict. To succeed here the team must keep a low profile.
Original air date: 03/08/2016 Runtime: 46:10 min. There’s a reason emeralds are so expensive - the best ones are rare and hard to mine. To find Zambia’s legendarily rich vein of emeralds, the Mine Hunters will have to dig deeper and remove more earth than they have ever done before. It’s an adventure that will test Jimmy’s excavator skills and Fred and John’s explosives knowledge. But will they hit the clear green gem layer they are after?