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Shungite (5) Raw Minerals Stones Rocks Collecting

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Origin : Russia (Karelia - Shunga)

Geological era : Precambian

Age : 2 billion years ago

Size : 346 gr - mm 103 x 63 x 48

Shungite 346 gr - mm 103 x 63 x 48 Raw Minerals Stones Rocks for Collection, only a piece, as in photo.
Available the Elite shungite and lots of 15, 50 and 100 gr, at this link.

The Shungite is an organic mineral that is found in one place in the world: in the north-west of Russia, Karelia, in the region of Lake Onega, called Shunga, near the White Sea. The name Shungite has therefore originated from the extraction zone of this stone. It 'also called Schungite, Chungite, Shungit.
The Shungite is a particular form of carbon, a sedimentary stone. It is then of organic nature. But unlike coal, which comes from the mineralization of plants, shungite has its origins in the deposits of plankton extremely old dating back to the Precambrian (more than 2 billion years).
The research conducted in the United States have shown that Shungite is mainly composed of fullerenes in the natural state C60 and C70. The fullerene molecule is a special type of carbon discovered in the laboratory in 1985 by Harold Kroto, Robert Curl and Richard Smalley, who won the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1986. The structure of C60 is a truncated icosahedron, which resembles a soccer ball, consisting of hexagons and pentagons, at whose corners places each carbon atom and whose edges represent bonds.
As a function of its particular structure, the Shungite is believed possesses a number of surprising physical properties, chemical and bioenergy.
The Shungite been used for centuries by local populations for various therapeutic purposes.
In the sixteenth century, the grandmother of Peter I was treated infertility bathing in a spring gushing from a block of Shungite. Out of gratitude, he founded the hermitage of Tolvuisky, which is close to this source "miraculous."
Tsar Peter the Great (1672-1725) urged his soldiers to use the Shungite to combat dysentery. Solutions Shungite water were called "Water Martial." Peter the Great of later opened a spa near Petrozavodsk, and used this water to relieve his diseases (epilepsy, uremia) in the last years of his life. Still is widely used and refined in the crystaltherapy.

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