In 1907 the total value of precious stones was $229,800.
The conqueror visits a cannibal kingdom and finds many marvels in the palace of Porus, among them a vine with golden branches, emerald leaves and fruit of other precious stones.
Zircon, tourmaline, garnet and other precious stones of little commercial value are found throughout Australia.
The minerals chiefly produced in the Urals are iron, coal, gold, platinum, copper, salt and precious stones.
In minerals Manchuria is very rich: coal, gold, iron (as well as magnetic iron ore), and precious stones are found in large quantities.