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A miner from Tanzania was sold to the government that he has discovered the rarest rocks and became a millionaire. On it informs “bi-Bi-si”.
Father more than 30 children got the two largest tanzanite ever found in the world. Authorities estimated his finding in $ 3.4 million. Tanzanite is mined only in one of the provinces of the country. Stone of good quality shimmer blue or sapphire blue. According to geologists, this is one of the rarest gemstones on the planet stocks which may disappear in 20 years.
The wide popularity of tanzanite is acquired after he started to wear the famous actress Elizabeth Taylor, known as the “Queen of Hollywood”. American jewellery firm Tiffany has also contributed to the popularization of the gemstone.
Earlier in Russia found a huge emerald: a precious stone weighing half a kilogram detected at the Kirov mine in the Urals. The cost of the emerald is estimated at 55 thousand dollars (3.4 million rubles). According to experts, the stone possesses the rare characteristics: in color it belongs to the first category, and grade — to the second. Such minerals are not commonly used in the jewelry industry, and are kept in museums.
Video, photo All from Russia.