Shungite is an uncommon dark stone made of up to 99 percent carbon. It's for the most part found in Shunga, a town in Karelia, Russia.
The stone has a novel organization. It contains fullerenes, or 3-D circular particles made of 60 carbon iotas. These particles are empty and once in a while called buckyballs.
Alongside fullerenes, shungite comprises of practically all the minerals on the intermittent table.
The beginning of shungite is a secret. Normally, materials made of carbon come from rotted natural substances like old woodlands. In any case, the stone is believed to be in any event 2 billion years of age. This is before natural life existed on the planet.