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Marc Sarosi was born and raised in Southern California and is the son of well known jeweler Andrew Sarosi. Marc is a
 
Marc Sarosi was born and raised in Southern California and is the son of well known jeweler Andrew Sarosi. Marc is a
 
graduate of the University of California with degrees in Geological Science and Geography, with an emphasis in mineralogy and satellite mapping, and has a unique background as an American mining for gemstones in Africa. Marc spent several years building on his college degree by first working as a geologist prospecting for emeralds in Africa and then as a miner mining for aquamarine. In the mid‐1980s Marc acquired the mining rights to the famous Kapilinkesa aquamarine mine which he actively mined for 4 years and which produced some of the world’s finest aquamarine. The videos below show some of the difficulties of gemstone mining in Africa and unique techniques developed used while mining in this environmentally sensitive areas. The Kapilinkesa mine is no longer producing.
 
graduate of the University of California with degrees in Geological Science and Geography, with an emphasis in mineralogy and satellite mapping, and has a unique background as an American mining for gemstones in Africa. Marc spent several years building on his college degree by first working as a geologist prospecting for emeralds in Africa and then as a miner mining for aquamarine. In the mid‐1980s Marc acquired the mining rights to the famous Kapilinkesa aquamarine mine which he actively mined for 4 years and which produced some of the world’s finest aquamarine. The videos below show some of the difficulties of gemstone mining in Africa and unique techniques developed used while mining in this environmentally sensitive areas. The Kapilinkesa mine is no longer producing.
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Marc has been a recognized professional in the colored gemstone field, specializing in fine quality gems from Africa and the world, since 1984.
    
Marc introduced a rare parti-color tourmaline from Lundazi, Zambia to the gemstone world as well as having a hand in the identification of recently discovered (1997) Namibian demantoid garnets.
 
Marc introduced a rare parti-color tourmaline from Lundazi, Zambia to the gemstone world as well as having a hand in the identification of recently discovered (1997) Namibian demantoid garnets.
    
Marc has been an advocate for ethical Internet gemstones sales from the beginning. In 2001, Marc, as part of a group of e-commerce gem dealers, spoke out against misrepresentation of gemstones for sale on line in a [http://www.colored-stone.com/stories/jul01/thaigemnews.cfm colored-stone.com article].
 
Marc has been an advocate for ethical Internet gemstones sales from the beginning. In 2001, Marc, as part of a group of e-commerce gem dealers, spoke out against misrepresentation of gemstones for sale on line in a [http://www.colored-stone.com/stories/jul01/thaigemnews.cfm colored-stone.com article].
      
== AfricaGems.com Philanthropy ==
 
== AfricaGems.com Philanthropy ==
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