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Forget About Gold:Top 5 Most Expensive Minerals In The World Market

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Today I would like to let you know that gold is not the most expensive mineral in the world as many thinks.

This is the top five most expensive minerals in the world market.

1. Lithium

Lithium was first discovered in 1817 in Stockholm by a Swedish chemist August Arfvedson.This mineral is used to make rechargeable batteries which is making it to have a high demand.

It is a highly valued mineral which represents a billion dollar in the morning industry.The largest supplies of this mineral is African continent holding 30% of the supply.photo of lithium rock

2. Blue Garnet

Garnets can be found in various colors like brown, green, orange, pink, purple, red and yellow. Among all these colors the blue garnet is the only one with a considerably high value. This mineral was first discovered in the 1990s in Madagascar, and since then it has been mined in Russia, Turkey and the United States. The current value of this precious mineral is $1.5milion per carat.photos

3. Rubies

Rubies are considered to be the most expensive gemstones in the world.They get their alluring red color from the presence of chromium.photo of Rubies

4. Jadeite

It is also called mysterious mineral.Jadeite is one of the most desirable and valuable gemstones in the world.Jadeite is a rare mineral that’s most often harvested in places like Guatemala and Mexico.Its current value is around $3 million per carat.photo

5. Gold

Many people think gold is the most valuable and most expensive mineral in the world, but this is a common misconception because there are other minerals that are far more worthy than gold. Still, it is a highly valued, expensive mineral with a price around $56 per gram.photos

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