According to a foreign news agency, a 52-year-old Tanzanian miner named Krian Laser became rich overnight.
The man was found with two gemstones weighing a total of 15kg, after which he was given 2. 2.4m by the country’s mining ministry.
VIDEO: 🇹🇿 A Tanzanian small-scale miner has become a dollar multi-millionaire after uncovering two of the biggest precious #tanzanite stones ever found in the country and selling them to the government pic.twitter.com/XNZQYdnGod— AFP news agency (@AFP) June 26, 2020
A 52-year-old man has found special stones from northern Tanzania that are found only there and are used to make jewelry.
These gemstones are found in different types and colors including green, red, blue and other colors, the value of this stone is determined by its purity and its rare presence.
In this regard, the President of Tanzania, John Mugalfi, congratulated the man and said that this is an advantage for small scale miners and it proves that Tanzania is a rich country.