Authentic Elite Shungite from Colombia
A beautiful example of Elite Shungite weighing in at 31grms. This is the actual piece you will receive.
5 cm long x 2.5 cm wide
Elite (sometimes referred to as Noble or Type 1) Shungite has a distinctive silver metallic appearance. Only about 1% of Shungite that is mined has the amount of carbon (up to 98%) in it to be called Elite. The atomic structure of Elite does not allow for it to be carved or shaped, so you will only find it in its natural raw shape.
Elite Shungite is metallic in appearance, with distinctive conchoidal fractures, and is conductive (you can control your smart phone touch screen using a piece). Where this new Colombian shungite varies from the Russian is the fluctuating vs static electrical resistance.
Care Of Shungite
To keep your Shungite product looking at its best it is recommended to use warm soapy water to clean it and then leave in the sun for a few hours to dry out completely. As Shungite never takes on a negative charge, there is nothing else required, making it an easy care product.
This recent find out of Colombia is one of the few known sources of shungite globally. Named after the town of Shunga in Karelia, Russia where it was originally discovered, shungite is a long celebrated stone. While there are some geological formative variations, the resulting mineraloid shungite stones from various locales are almost identical. Noted for their high levels of pure carbon, this premium grade of shungite is a cut above the regular commercial grade of shaped Russian material on the market.
Elite Shungite is metallic in appearance, with distinctive conchoidal fractures, and is conductive. Where this new Colombian shungite varies from the Russian is the fluctuating vs static electrical resistance. Tests are still being undertaken to better understand this material and explain fully the origin and properties. We’re excited to bring you this remarkable new find so you too can experience what makes elite shungite such an exciting discovery.
Country of origin: Colombia