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Elite shungite Big size samples

Collecting of Elite Shungite big pieces is a pursuit embraced by rare rock and mineral enthusiasts worldwide. The thrill of discovering a substantial, high-quality specimen is akin to finding a hidden treasure. Collectors often attend rare rock and mineral shows, explore remote geological sites, and network with other enthusiasts to acquire these unique treasures.

Physical properties

Elite shungite big pieces size has a shiny surface and gray color. But if you turn it to sunlight or daylight, it will become a silvery shiny color. This is due to the good reflective ability of this type 1 Russian mineral.


The type 1 silver mineral has smooth to the touch and looks like glass. This mineral is a kind of classic Russian rare rock type 3, but the classic stone more like coal and has a black color.

The peculiarity of the chemical composition

Elite shungite big pieces is almost pure unique carbon ~98%-99%, which contains natural fullerene c60. Fullerene C60 is the most famous, it consists of 60 carbon atoms. In addition, other forms of fullerene can form whole structures-Nanotubes. Please note, only genuine Russian mineral type 1 has unique properties.

C60 and C70 in Elite Shungite big pieces

There are many reasons that make Russian stone unique. Above all, it’s Fullerene C 60, which was found in its composition. Molecules of C60 and C70 fullerene were isolated from the rare Russian mineral.

Most importantly, this is the only natural material where fullerenes have been discovered. The formation of the Silver Russian rock type 1 lasts from 600 million to 2 billion years. Fullerenes are also synthesized on special equipment. This is an very expensive product. It is much more expensive than gold!

Unusual ability of the Russian silver mineral type 1

Elite shungite big pieces has fullerenes in hydrated form, as a result allowing them to dissolve in water. The only Deposit of this mineral is only in the Republic of Karelia in Russia. Currently, this field is completely depleted. Therefore, each elite shungite big piece is extract by hand. It is considered a great success to find samples of big size, so their cost is much higher than the pieces of small size.

Currently, there are a huge number of fakes of this silver rare mineral. We are not mediators and we are in Karelia. Beware of fakes elite shungite big pieces, for example, there are scammers who pass off a non-existent fake mineral as silver mineral from Russia. In addition, more and more fakes have been coming from Colombia lately. Read this article if you want to know how to identify this fake from Colombia.

You can be 100% sure that you will get from us only genuine elite shungite of big size. On this page you can learn more about us and also get acquainted with the certificates for our products. In addition, you will be able to get acquainted with the results of scientific and laboratory analyses of real Russian rock of all types.