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Why Olympic Curling stones are so expensive | So Expensive

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    Bonooru
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    That's quite a bit of QA. I wish it mentioned how much granite there actually was left on the island they're mining it from.

    That's quite a bit of QA. I wish it mentioned how much granite there actually was left on the island they're mining it from.

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    1. cfabbro
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      Near the end of the video it says they harvested ~1800 metric tonnes of granite in 2000, and ~3000 metric tonnes in 2013. And the owner said that last year they took less than 0.01% of the...

      Near the end of the video it says they harvested ~1800 metric tonnes of granite in 2000, and ~3000 metric tonnes in 2013. And the owner said that last year they took less than 0.01% of the island's granite, and the whole island is made of granite so they're not worried about running out of supply.

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