Video: Massive Star Sapphire Cluster Worth $100 Million Found in Sri Lanka


Workers digging a well in the backyard of a home in Sri Lanka unearthed an enormous star sapphire cluster that is estimated to be worth a staggering $100 million. The massive stone was reportedly discovered during what was expected to be a routine home improvement project outside the residence of a gem trader living in the city of Ratnapura. It would appear that the job wound up paying for itself and then some when the crew conducting the dig stumbled upon the stunning find. Weighing approximately 1,125 pounds or a whopping 2.5 million carats, it is believed to be the largest star sapphire cluster ever found.

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