Miners find gigantic lump of jade worth £140 million
Miners felt like they had ‘won the lottery’ when they unearthed this magnificent piece of jade.
Weighing an incredible 175 tonnes, the massive rock, found in Burma, is the world’s most valuable piece of raw jade.
Hero lorry driver filmed helping schoolboy who was being bullied Experts estimate it is worth £140 million – and the price per kg could be 20 times higher once it has been polished, giving it a potential price tag in the billions.
Worker Sao Min, 44, said: ‘We thought we had won the lottery. But this belongs to the country. It is in honour of our leaders.’
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