Nagaland

Wanching Precious Stone; Primary investigation indicates it to be Quartz

The primary investigation on the precious stone found at Wanching Village under Mon district in Nagaland indicates that it is quartz

Kohima, November 29 (NEx): The primary investigation on the precious stone found at Wanching Village under Mon district in Nagaland indicates that it is quartz, according to official sources.

According to sources from Mon, the geologists team appointed by the state government has indicated that the stones found in Wanching, Mon could be quartz but the team has taken few more samples for further investigation.

Meanwhile, another team from Tuli, Mokokchung will be visiting the site on Monday, November 30, for further study.

Following the viral videos and pictures of precious minerals found in Mon which went viral in social media claiming that a ‘Diamond’ was found at Wanching Village in Mon district, Government of Nagaland detailed four Geologists on November 26, 2020 to investigate and submit the status report at the earliest.’

More details awaited.