Hiker finds Indian jewels on glacier

MONT BLANC, FRANCE (CNN) – It's like something out of an adventure novel, but the difference is the story is true!

A young mountaineer stumbled upon a hoard of mysterious jewels worth as much as $330,000.

The climber, who wants to remain anonymous, came across the stash inside a metal box on top of a glacier in France.

French media say the stones were rubies, sapphires, and emeralds.

Authorities say they might be from the 1950 crash of an Air India flight during a storm.

If no owner is found, the mountaineer could be allowed to keep a portion of the jewel's value.

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