A Tanzanian miner and father-of-30 who grew to become an in a single day millionaire by digging up big gems price £2.4million has discovered and bought one other piece price £1.5million.
Saniniu Laizer made the sale at a buying and selling occasion attended by a whole bunch after discovering the 6.3kg Tanzanite stone.
It follows the small-scale miner, discovering two different chunks of the gemstone final month in one of many tanzanite mines within the north of the nation, that are surrounded by a wall to regulate cross-border smuggling of the precious mineral.
The 52-year-old, who has 4 wives and 30 kids, beforehand vowed to make use of a few of his earnings to construct a faculty and a shopping center in his group, including that many locals can’t afford to pay for his or her kids’s schooling.
However Mr Laizer insisted that his life-style wouldn’t change and that he would proceed to take care of his herd of two,000 cows.
The primary gemstone weighed 20lb whereas the second weighed 11lb, a mines ministry spokesperson stated.