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Thai fisherman finds whale vomit worth $3.2 million

 Instant millionaire! A fisherman in Thailand has spotted a rock-like lumps on a beach which turned out a whale vomit worth a whopping $3.2 million.

Dubbed as the 'floating gold', according Thai news outlet Thairath, the plain yellow-beige rock which Naris Suwannasang found lying innocently along a beach in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Nov. 26 is a worth a million-dollar.

The 60-year-old fisherman in Thailand was making just $670 a month and was struggling to eke out a living before finding a chunk estimated 22-pounds of Ambergris (whale vomit), a necessary ingredient in making some of the world's most expensive and luxurious perfumes like Chanel No. 5.

He's already had an offer for $320K without the Ambergris even being quality-tested but when this is all said and done, it could be worth $3.2 million according to The Sun.

"I could receive around 960,000THB per kilogram if the ambergris I found is the best grade." Suwansang is now waiting for specialists to confirm that the material found is ambergris.

Meanwhile, Suwansang is currently awaits experts’ confirmation on the grade of his ambergris chunk, though he plans on registering his find with the police in the meantime, just in case it gets stolen.

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