Anna DZHEDZHULA, “FACTS”
A miner from Tanzania, Zanini Lazer found two unique tanzanite — the largest ever discovered. According to the Ministry of minerals of the country, the weight of one of the stones, 9.27 kg, the other — 5,103 kg.
According to the BBC, the rarest gems miner sold to the government, having received for them $ 3.4 million.
52-year-old Caninia, which has more than 30 children by four wives, has congratulated the President of Tanzania John Magufuli. A ceremonial presentation of the cheque was shown on local television.
Part of the money lucky going to spend on building schools and shopping centre.
Tanzanite is mined only in one of the provinces in the North of the country. The stones are of good quality the color is ultramarine or sapphire blue. The electric light becomes amethyst-purple shade. Jewelry tanzanite liked to wear movie star Elizabeth Taylor which has contributed to its popularization. According to geologists, this is one of the rarest gemstones on the planet stocks which may disappear in 20 years.
Photo TANZANIA MINISTRY OF MINERALS
Earlier, the “FACTS” wrote that in Russia found a unique “diamond doll”.