Miners Find Giant £140 Million Jade Stone in Burma
Miners in Burma have found one of the world’s most valuable pieces of jade.
The stone is valued at £140 million and was discovered in a remote mine in Kachin State, in the north of the country.
The stone is is 18ft long, 18ft wide and 9ft high and weighs approximately 175 tonnes.
Local politician U Tint Soe said the piece of jade was as big as two small houses.
“I assume that it is a present for the fate for our citizens, the government and our party as it was discovered in the time of our government. It’s a very good sign for us,” he said.