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''World''s biggest sapphire stone'' worth £72m accidentally found by workmen

 · Workmen digging a well in a man''s back garden in Sri Lanka have accidentally unearthed what is believed to be the world''s largest cluster of sapphire. The incredible stone …

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Sri Lankan accidentally finds the largest sapphire stone in the world…

 · An excavation worker stumbled upon the world''s largest blue sapphire, weighing 510 kilograms, and its value was estimated at 72 million pounds (374 million riyals). The worker was digging a well in the back garden of a house in Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, when he found the sparkling stone …

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Ancient Engineering Wonders: 5 of the largest stones ever cut in …

 · According to researchers, the unfinished Obelisk of Aswan is disputably the largest stone ever quarried in ancient times, on par with the unfinished counterpart at Baalbek, modern-day Lebanon. Ba''albek, Lebanon – The ''Stone of the South''. Estimates of the unfinished stone''s weight have reached an incredible 2,000 tons.

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The World''s Largest Domes

 · LARGEST STONE DOME - 279 FEET Perhaps surprisingly, given how long the material has been utilised in construction, the world''s largest stone dome was completed very recently. Built in India, north-west of Mumbai, the "Global Vipassana Pagoda" was ...

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What Is the Largest Gemstone Ever Found?

The largest precious gemstone ever found, and faceted is The Golden Jubilee Diamond is the largest cut and faceted diamond in the world. It weighs 545.67 carats (109.13 g). …

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World''s largest stone tablet was created 800 years ago in Sri Lanka. Archeologists found traces of metal over the inscription but have no idea why ancient builders poured molten metal on it. This is why!! Please watch the full video here: https://goo.gl/Faz1K2

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The world''s largest stone circle started out as a humble ancient home | New Scientist

 · The world''s largest stone circle started out as a humble ancient home. AVEBURY henge contains the world''s largest stone circle, but unlike its more …

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World''s Largest Sapphire Cluster ''Accidentally'' Found in a …

 · The world''s largest star sapphire cluster has been found in a backyard in Sri Lanka by accident, authorities said on Tuesday. According to a gem trader, the stone was found by workmen while digging a well in his home in the gem-rich Ratnapura area. Experts believe the ''pale blue'' stone that ...

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Workmen digging a well discover the world''s largest sapphire stone …

 · Workmen digging a well discover the world''s largest sapphire stone Published by: MRT Published on: July 29, 2021 Laborers working a house well in Sri Lanka have found the largest group of sapphires ever found. It weighs around 510 kilograms or 2.5 million ...

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14 Largest Monoliths in the World (with Map & Photos)

 · The top of Stone Mountain rises 251 meters (825 feet) above the surrounding area and provides a beautiful view of Atlanta. The bas-relief on the mountain''s north face is the biggest in the world. It features a sculpture called the Confederate Memorial Carving of ...

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The largest stones of all time

Korea has the highest concentration of dolmens in the world, with over 30,000, possessing between 40% and 50% of the worlds total. The island of Ganghwa contains several dolmens, one of which has the biggest recorded stone in South Korea and …

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7 Largest Statues in the World (with Map & Photos)

 · The Spring Temple Buddha is the largest statue in the world. The total height of the monument is 153 meter (502 ft) including a 20 meter (66 ft) lotus throne and a 25 meter (82 ft) building. Construction of the Spring Temple Buddha was planned …

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World''s 5 biggest gemstones even billionaires can''t buy — RT …

 · The world''s third-biggest precious stone, the Chaiyo Ruby, weighs 109,000 carats, which is roughly the same weight as an eight-year-old child. The stone has been valued at around $448 million. It reportedly originates from Asia with Myanmar and Thailand in dispute over its ownership.

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Here Are 5 Of The Largest Stones Ever Moved By The Ancients | …

 · The Western Stone, a massive block forming the lower level of the Western Wall in Jerusalem is another supermassive boulder placed in ancient times. It is …

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Largest stone sculpture | Guinness World Records

The Guinness World Records Official site with ultimate record-breaking facts & achievements. Do you want to set a world record? Are you Officially Amazing? The statue of the God of Longevity is the largest stone carving measuring 200 m (656 ft) wide and 218 m ...

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The World''s 10 Largest Stock Markets, in One Chart

 · The Briefing. The 10 largest stock markets represent 78.8% of the global stock market value. The top two—the NYSE and Nasdaq—capture 46%. The world''s stock market exchanges have a combined market cap of $89.5 trillion. But, while their amalgamated sum is massive, there are vast discrepancies between the value of each.

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List of largest monoliths

The largest stones of all time - Ancient-Wisdom

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10 of the Largest Monoliths in the World

 · Natural stone towers around the world inspire awe and wonder. From Uluru to El Capitan, here are 10 of the largest monoliths in the world.

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Sri Lanka: World''s largest star sapphire cluster found in backyard …

 · Sri Lankan authorities say the world''s largest star sapphire cluster has been found in a backyard - by accident. A gem trader said the stone was found by workmen digging a …

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Top 10 Largest Cemeteries in the World

 · Top 10 Largest Cemeteries in the World. 10. Crown Hill Cemetery. Crown Hill Cemetery is located in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, US. The privately owned cemetery was established in 1863. Crown Hill contains over 200,000 graves and covers 555 acres. 9. Zentralfriedhof.

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The Top 11 Biggest Gemstones In The World

The largest and most valuable opal was discovered in 1956 at the famous "Eight Mile" opal field in Coober Pedy, in South Australia. Named after a rather famous world sporting event that was taking place that year in Melbourne, the stone weighs in at 17,000

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7 Largest Statues in the World (with Map & Photos)

 · Large statues have been constructed since ancient times. The Great Sphinx, built by the ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdom, is 20 meter (66.34) high and is still one of the biggest statues in the world. Over the past 30 years the world has seen the construction of

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 · According to UNESCO, the Senegambian stone circles are the largest concentration of stone circles seen anywhere in the world. These sites, Wassu, and Kerbatch in Gambia, and Wanar and Sine Ngayene in Senegal, represent an extraordinary concentration of more than 1,000 stone circles and related tumuli spread over a territory of 100 km wide and 350 km in length, along the River Gambia.

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World''s largest sapphire cluster found in Sri Lankan yard

 · Experts said the stone, which has been dubbed "Serendipity Sapphire," is worth up to $100 million. "It is a special star sapphire specimen, probably the biggest in the world," said Thilak ...

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Top 8 largest diamonds in the world | CT Diamond Museum

Today, the diamond consists of nine large stones and ninety-six smaller stones; two of the largest stones forming part of the Crown Jewels. But, believe it or not, the diamond is only one of the largest diamonds ever to be found in the world. Here''s a list of the

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Largest

 · Sarkadi''s stone weighed a whopping 2.48 pounds (1.12 kilograms) and was 6.7 inches (17 centimeters) in diameter. Unlike the world record holder for the largest kidney stone, Sarkadi had his stone surgical cut out, so it remained in one giant piece.

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10 Largest Natural Arches in the World | Amusing Planet

 · Fairy Bridge or Xianren Bridge, China. Xianren Bridge, also known as Fairy Bridge, is the world''s largest natural arch with a span measuring 400 feet or 120 meter. The bridge is carved through the limestone karst by the Buliu River. It is located about 40 km northwest of Fengshan in northwestern Guangxi Province, China.

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World''s Biggest Gemstones

 · The record on Earth is held by a stone found by a mining company in August 2007 in a North West province of South Africa. Before that, the Cullinan, which was found near Pretoria in 1905, was the largest cut diamond in the world at 530.20 carats, until …

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 · The world''s largest ever blue sapphire has been unveiled, discovered in Sri Lanka''s Ratnapura mines. It weighs an astonishing 1404.49 carats, equivalent to about 280g (just under 10 …

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