The quartz slab has a width of 2.25m, a height of 1.35m, a thickness of 15cm, and a weight of up to 3000kg. The front surface of the stone slab is smooth, with many embossed stone veins of shanshui art. The back is rough and contains yellow stone veins.

Vietnam’s largest natural quartz stone slab with embossed veins of ShanShui painting

The quartz slab and pedestal are one solid block. The crocodile-shaped pedestal below is made of fossil wood and can weigh up to 1500kg.

Mr. Doan Van Duc stands next to a quartz stone slab.

On June 18, 2023, in Ho Chi Minh City, Representatives of Vietnam Records Organization – VietKings attended, announced, and awarded the record certificate to Mr. Doan Van Duc.

Dr. Thang Van Phuc – Former Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Chairman of the Vietnam Record Association, Mr. Hoang Thai Tuan Anh – General Secretary of the Indochina Book of Records, Head of Northern Records Representative Office and Mrs. Nguyen Thi Quynh Ngoc – Secretary General of Vietnam Record Association jointly awarded the Vietnamese Record to Mr. Doan Van Duc.

The quartz stone slab was discovered by the Doan family during the 17th century battle between the Tay Son and Nguyen lords. Following that, it was meticulously conserved by the Doan family, passed down to their generations, and is still being carefully preserved now.