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ST.PETERSBURG, July 22 (Itar-Tass) — Two third-year geology students of the St. Petersburg State University, Dmitry Kuznetsov and Maria Uvakina, have found an unknown quartz vein rich in gold and silver during summer practice in the Northern Ladoga region.
A source at the geological department dean’s office told Itar-Tass that the vein stretched for dozens of meters in the territory of the Impilakhtinsky practice ground.
A chemical laboratory test made in St. Petersburg showed high concentration of copper, gold, silver and sulfide minerals in the quartz vein.