What's the rarest mineral in the world?

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  • 1 month ago
    Best answer

    Francium has a half-life of 23 minutes. However, it is produced as a biproduct of other nuclear processes that are common. The Guinness Book of World Records says that Painite is the rarest because there are only two crystals known to exist. Other rare elements, according to Forbes, include Nevadaite, Fingerite (which washes away in rain), and Ichnuysaite. Quora poster, Katherine Quinn, also includes Alexandrite, Taaffeite, Jadeite (though there are imitations called jadeite), Red Beryl, Black Opal (Australia's national gemstone), Grandidierite (of Madagascar), Benitoite, Poudretteite, and Tanzanite.

  • 1 month ago

    Painite is the world's rarest gemstone mineral according to Guinness Book Of World Records.

  • Fuhr
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

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  • 1 month ago

    Unobtanium. It's so rare it literally doesn't exist, hence the name.

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