Date: 2 months ago   Category: Russia

In the Urals found the largest emerald in 30 years


Gemstone cost together with earlier got scattering of gemstones will be about $500 thousand. In Sverdlovsk region of the Russian Federation miners got an emerald weighing 1.6 kg on the Malyshevsky field. It is reported on the website of the Mariinsky mine on Tuesday, May 28. "It is the largest find for the last nearly 30 years: the emerald weighing more than two kilograms was found in 1990. Since then (1.54 kg) the stone found in 2018 was the biggest", – it is said in the statement. It is reported that employees of the mine found an emerald in the mine at a depth of 260 meters. On color experts referred mineral to the second category – "green", on a grade – to the third in connection with existence of natural cracks. To team of the workers who found a unique stone the award will be written out. Gemstone cost together with the scattering of gemstones which is earlier got on the mine will be 32 million rubles (about $500 thousand are an edition). It is known that buyers already became interested in a find. "The emerald was found in May. We cannot speak about the cost of the emerald - it is already bought together with a scattering", – noted in the press service of the mine. It is precisely unknown who is a buyer, however is not the Russian Gokhran which has the priority right to buy up stones and nuggets at mining companies. Annually Mariinsky mine processes 94 thousand tons of ore and also extracts 150 kg of emeralds, 15 kg of alexandrite, more than 5 tons of berill. Earlier in Botswana found the most rare blue diamond weighing 20.46 carat. It was found by employees of Okavango Diamond Company state company. Blue diamonds are considered as one of the most rare and expensive. One carat of the facetted stone can cost from $150 to $700 thousand. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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