British actors Deborah Kerr (1921 - 2007), as Elizabeth Curtis, and Stewart Granger (1913 - 1993) as Allan Quatermain, in a publicity still for 'King Solomon's Mines', directed by Compton Bennett, 1950.
The Stone of King Solomon (or Eilat Stone) is the national stone of Israel and is found ONLY in Israel. It was mined near Eilat in what is known as King Solomon's copper mines. It has not been mined since the 1970s. Eilat Stone is a mixture of several secondary copper minerals including malachite, azurite, turquoise, pseudomalachite, chrysocolla. Photo credit: holylandgal on Flickr.