What treasures lie buried here? Three climbers traversed part of the Mont Blanc massif earlier this month. Jean-Pierre Clatot /AFP/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Jean-Pierre Clatot /AFP/Getty Images The Two-Way Jewels Found In Alps May Be From Decades-Old Plane Crash September 27, 2013 A small box found near Mont Blanc contained rubies, sapphires and emeralds thought to be worth more than $330,000. Authorities suspect they had been on board one of two Indian passenger planes that crashed in the area — one in 1950; one in 1966. The climber who found the treasure turned it in.