Nagaland’s ‘Diamond’ Dream Collapsed, Sparkling Stones Not Diamonds
Nagaland’s ‘Diamond’ Dream Collapsed, Sparkling Stones Not Diamonds As per the online news: After a thorough investigation, the team of geologists is of the opinion that the sparking stones are not diamonds.
Geologists have confirmed that the sparkling stones of Wanching village in Nagaland’s Mon district are not diamonds.
During the last few days, several hundred people have been camping near Wanching village along Myanmar border, trying to dig out ‘diamonds’.
From prima facie investigation, the geologists are of the opinion that the sparkling stones found by the villagers in Wanching are crystal stones.
The team of geologists is likely to submit a detailed report of the study on Monday, sources in Wanching told Northeast Now on Saturday.
Mon deputy commissioner Thavaseelan K. has also been closely monitoring the reports of ‘diamond’ digging in Wanching village.
Earlier, people of Nagaland were optimistic that the sparkling stones of Wanching village in Mon district of Nagaland could be diamonds.
According to an Indo-German study published in the journal Current Science, it was reported that “ophiolite” rocks found along with the Indo-Myanmar ranges, may potentially hold “micro diamonds” – diamonds of small size, less than one millimeter.