“A small-scale miner in Tanzania is celebrating a recent windfall after he discovered the two largest Tanzanite stones on record.
“Saniniu Laizer, 52, became a millionaire overnight after he sold his rough gemstones to the government for $3.4 million, the BBC reported.
“The stones, which are blue and purple in color, reportedly weighed in at a combined 33 lbs., and are among the rarest gemstones on earth.
“Laizer, who reportedly has four wives and more than 30 children, told the BBC there will be a “big party” to mark the occasion, and that he’ll slaughter one of his more than 2,000 cows to celebrate.”
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