Fura Gems Inc, formerly Fura Emeralds Inc, is a Canada-based natural resource company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and evaluation of properties in Canada and abroad. The Company operates in Canada, Barbados and Colombia. The Company has an emerald concession located in the Boyaca District in Colombia. The Company is exploring the exploration concession contract, ECH-121, a grassroots emerald license, located approximately two kilometers south of the Muzo emerald mine. The rocks in these areas consist of a monotonous succession of black mudstones with carbonaceous content and minor interbedded siltstones. The Company's Iron Horse property is located in the Skeena Mining Division in the Province of British Columbia. The Iron Horse property stretches from over 60 kilometers north of the high grade Eskay Creek gold-silver mine owned by Barrick Gold Corp. The Company's subsidiaries include Fura Emeralds (Barbados) Inc. and Fura de Colombia S.A.S.