One group of people Together they went to an abandoned private mine in Canada in search of gems, they drilled holes in the rock and put mines inside. After the big bang, the hard rocks split and now their job is to check if there are gems here.
As a result, the group dug a large stone block, there were a lot of impurities clinging to this rock, so it was difficult to clean it right away, but as people who specialize in finding gems, they realized this is a stone. amethyst (amethyst) block.
The group of people who dig a block of gems that are as big as a diamond!
Amethyst stone is a precious stone that used to have a high value as expensive as diamond, ruby, sapphire, emerald. The hardness of this stone is about 7 Moha on the Moh scale (while diamond hardness is 10, the highest level on this scale).
They have the characteristic chemical formula SiO .2, originated naturally on volcanic rocks as prismatic crystals with a six-sided pyramid at both ends. In nature, this stone is often found on the ceiling and cave floor.
At present, this stone has also been successfully manufactured in the laboratory. Russia and China are two countries in the world that can do this. This gemstone has a very high jewelry value because of its unique beauty.
Amethyst stone. Photo: Pinterest
Right from the time of ancient Egypt, they were used as jewelry, inlaid; The Greeks also believed that amethyst could prevent drunkenness, while medieval European soldiers wore this stone to battle because they believed it could protect them.
According to the gem diggers in the video above, the amethyst block they dug is worth about 50,000 USD (about 1,148,800,000 VND). Currently, the value of this stone has decreased much. The rarest and most valuable amethyst is called ‘Deep Russian’.
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