Ancient nanostructures found in Ural mountains

Ancient nanostructures found in Ural mountains are out of place and time

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By Leonardo Vinti / Epoch Times

An Oopart (out of place artifact) is a term applied to dozens of prehistoric objects found in various places around the world that, given their level of technology, are completely at odds with their determined age based on physical, chemical, and/or geological evidence. Ooparts often are frustrating to conventional scientists and a delight to adventurous investigators and individuals interested in alternative scientific theories.

In 1991, the appearance of extremely tiny, coil-shaped artifacts found near the banks of Russia’s Kozhim, Narada, and Balbanyu rivers brought about a debate that has continued to this day. These mysterious and minuscule structures suggest that there may have been a culture capable of developing nanotechnology 300,000 years ago.

These manufactured coils were initially discovered during geological research associated with the extraction of gold in the Ural mountains. These pieces include coils, spirals, shafts, and other unidentified components.

Russia’s Ural Mountains

The ancient coil-shaped artifacts were found in Russia’s Ural Mountains. Image source .

According to an analysis from the Russian Academy of Sciences in Syktyvkar, the largest pieces found are mostly copper, while the smallest are made of tungsten and molybdenum.

While the largest of these objects measure 1.18 inches, the smallest are only 1/10,000th of an inch, and many exhibit Golden Mean proportions. Their shape suggests that they are manufactured and not naturally occurring metal fragments. In fact, they have been found to closely resemble the same miniature components of contemporary nanotechnology.

A magnified image of one of the nano coils found in the Ural Mountains

A magnified image of one of the nano coils found in the Ural Mountains. Photo credit: Mysteries of the World, Herbert Genzmer and Ulrich Hellenbrand

Though some have asserted that these tiny structures are merely debris left behind from test rockets being launched from nearby Plesetsk space station, a report from the Moscow Institute determined that they are far too old to have come from modern manufacturing.

In 1996, Dr. E.W. Matvejeva, from the Central Scientific Research Department of Geology and Exploitation of Precious Metals in Moscow, writes that, despite being thousands of years old, the components are of a technological origin.

The pieces were found at a depth between 10 and 40 feet, in a geological stratus between 20,000 and 318,000 years old.

How were humans able to manufacture such tiny components in the distant past, and what were they used for? Some believe that the coils prove the human race enjoyed a sophisticated level of technology in the Pleistocene era, while others assert that the findings are the work of extra-terrestrials.

The artifacts have been studied at four different facilities in Helsinki, St. Petersburg, and Moscow. However, further research into these tiny structures seems to have ended in 1999 with the death of Dr. Johannes Fiebag, a principal researcher of the find.

The article ‘ Russia’s ancient nanostructures’ was originally published on The Epoch Times and has been republished with permission.

Featured image: The nano spirals found in the Ural Mountains. Image source .


300,000 years is a curious figure. The first things that come to mind are, the origins of the Hindu religion that came from the North from the tall fair skinned race. But our species did not migrate out of Africa untill 200,000 years ago which means there had to have been another people...aliens or an earlier more advanced indigenous race.

@ Joseph Bencharsky

I think there is enough evidance now to near completely debunk the "Out of Africa" theory, or at least prove that wasn't the "Only" point of origin for modern homo-sapiens. This is a good place to start :

One of my favorite subjects is these OOPARTS, I really should have continued into Anthropology as I had intended and yet my life took a different turn. To the best of my knowledge, the planet is around 7.5 Billion years old, and I've seen artifacts dated to 3 plus billion years. There's some super advanced technology in California underground that is dated to around 900 Million years old, that very few know about.

But then all I know for certain is that the 'history' taught in schools from kindergarten through graduate levels, is all but complete and utter lies. Fabricated.

According to Joseph Jocmans, the Mayan Culture is around 400,000 years old instead of merely a few thousand.

4.5 billion years is the accepted figure for the age of the earth.

Brilliant Joseph. I sometimes believe that we actually created this reality ourselves in the distant past and just have no records of it. We built the moon and destroyed parts of the solar system but we just have access to the history of it all. Sometimes I believe we are on the tail end of the story just waiting to spiral into our star and that the real meat of the history of earth happened millions of years ago. We are the leftovers from something that was much greater.

Joseph, I think even some mainstream archaeologists are now in the loop, that it's more likely out of Indonesia and much earlier.

I just love this.

Right up my alley.

So now what has Science got to say.

There is just simply no denying that we are not the ultimate civilisation.

There have been many others and in some respects far more technologically advanced that we are or

ever will be. Not only technologically but far more advanced in many, many spheres of understanding

the nature of nature.

We are but kinderlings in the world of School and we have many levels to attain. Given the current one, we are failing, miserably.

May the Age of confusion, propaganda, lies, and subjugation soon fall to the Age of Aquarius.

Yes, I just love this article.

You really are quite an interesting individual! Very, very aware. Glassy Dreams, my friend!

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This article is AWESOME!!!! I believe that civilizations before us were way more advanced than we are right now. What happend that we lost this technology? Was it the great flood? who knows.

Peace and Love,


So Russian geologists got extremely lucky to not miss artifacts the size of bacteria in the whole Ural mountains (or maybe Ural mountains are loaded with that kind of stuff?), and they were so amazed by the discovery that they appointed Dr. Johannes Fiebag, German writer and ufologist as a principal researcher?
Sorry, but that sounds like a hoax to me.

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The Ural mountains could indeed be "loaded with that kind of stuff", why not? Or even just the general area where they were prospecting for gold.

I don't think anyone necessarily "appointed" Dr. Fiebag. There is this thing that happens sometimes, where people who aren't responsible for the original discovery nevertheless become interested in it and do a lot of work on the subject without anyone asking them to do so.

Perhaps you prefer thinking of it as an "extremely lucky find" followed by an "immediate appointment" of Dr. Fiebag as "chief researcher" because when framed that way, it "sounds like a hoax"...?

It certainly sounds like a hoax when framed that way. It also sounds like it was framed by someone who wants it to be a hoax. IMO.

MARIUSZ L - I thoughts exactly!! How hell did they stumble upon such things?? Still, it was a good article read.

Don't look for it Taylor, you may not like what you find. ~~Dr. Zaius "Planet of the Apes"

"these objects... the smallest are only 1/10,000th of an inch"

Umm, if they were that small, no one would be able to see them,
so how did anyone find them in the first place?

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"...initially discovered during geological research associated with the extraction of gold..."
"...found at a depth between 10 and 40 feet..."

Presumably, they were taking core samples, which they subsequently looked at under microscopes....?

That's what I figured, anyway.

How did we even discover the atom O.o

Thinking that we are the ultimate civilization is just as narrowminded an thinking we are the the only inhabited planet.

No there is no proof for it. Of course not, if all these objecs found are received with ridicule.

There is also no proof that we ARE the first an only.

But accepting that there have been great civilizations, maybe even more advanced than we are, means accepting they are gone almost completely. It means accepting something so terrible, so disastrous happened, that these civilization(s) were wiped out completely. 

So completely it took thousands  and thousands of years before we took a very small step on the path of recovery.  If indeed human beings like us were wiped out.

So completely that only a few objects have survived. Maybe there is much more on the bottom of the oceans, but still..

It also means accepting that this can happen again.

To us.

And that is very frightening to some people.


Sunny Young

We have always been an arrogant lot.

It would have been nice if these objects had been researched by labs in other countries...

Sunny Young

fossil bacteria perhaps

I think people do not believe anything that brings conflict of their interest....If I told you Jesus came back and I saw him and kissed his would not believe me...You do not want to believe me...Jesus only came back a long time ago....Right...he could not come back ...TODAY....right..This is not true.... BUT this IS TRUE.....I did see a wooden cross fly off a table and slide across the asphalt 17 feet to me in a straight line...This is TRUE but like I said don't want to believe me...

Rick buddy try stay off the drugs for a while or if you are off the drugs maybe try some

Jesus is with me all the time and I am not whacked out......things happen to me you just can't and won't believe,, .....You think no one can walk and talk with GOD....I do not see HIM but HE speaks to me, brings me opportunity and love and patients...on HIS terms ...I give HIM my love and Faith..

There doesn't appear to be any credible evidence for what is claimed in this article.

The "Central Scientific Research Department of Geology and Exploitation of Precious Metals" appears to just be a made-up name, and Dr Matvejeva also appears to be a made-up name. There are no references to either on google, except to other sites that have just copy/pasted the original story.

There is nothing mentioned about how they got the date for it. It just sounds like someone just made up a story and lots of people blindly believed it and posted it on their own sites. It is interesting that the people that claim to not believe the currently accepted, evidence-based, peer-reviewed science, are quite happy with believing what some guy on the internet reckons.

Sounds like a hoax to me.

aprilholloway's picture

Hello Kingy, 

The problem, I believe, is that you are searching in English rather than Russian. Here is the Research Department: 




IronicLyricist's picture

and more evidence that we were not the first to evolve here.. and at the rate were going… probly the last:/

infinitesimal waveparticles comprise what we call home the earth
manipulatable by thought ability supressed in humans since birth

I was in Moscow when this story broke. The Russians were mining alluvial gold from a river bed and every hour or so they would bag a sample to send to Moscow for analysis. So one day the lab sends a message to the field "very funny--knock it off" and the field says we don't know what you are talking about. A tech from the lab goes to the field and witnesses samples being taken and takes them back to the lab where the find was confirmed. Some of the photos showed cracks on the OD of the coil where it was stressed when being wound, you can see striations from the die. Check out the melting point of tungsten and moly---you can't get there by burning conventional fuels.

Doing some searching, I think this book on this site was the original source of the news article:

The whole thing is probably a hoax and the person in the original story does exist but is the head of some UFO investigation group in Russia...

I wouldn't believe any of it. It sounds all made up.

"The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun. Is there any thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been already of old time, which was before us." KJV Ecclesiastes 1:9-1:10

First let me clarify one thing. According to Hindu Puranas (ancient religion scripts), this universe is in existence since millions and billions of years. You never believe such large numbers. But it's very common to us. As we always here in our Mantras during Poojas to God. It continues like this "Swetha Varaha Kalpe, Vaivashwata Manvantare, Kaliyuge... etc., which means that present year is 155,521,972,949,117 years since it was created. Source: wikipedia and search for Hindu_units_of_time

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These "ancient" artifacts were dated, not using radiocarbon dating or Carbon-14 dating, but by their depth in the soil. By that measure, if your grandmother was buried 6 feet deep and dug up 5 years later, she would be dated at about 5,000 years old. These are obviously just pieces of rockets and spacecraft from the nearby launch pad, that crashed to earth, and could easily have been buried up to 50 feet deep depending on the angle and speed of the crash.

My MATRIX system by the way, and they are 15000 years old and made for drilling nano holes in circuit boards for 8th dimension and higher say quantum field x1,000,000+ for tech I invented with my machine friends, made the longer ago! Well my fucking name is on the strips of metal found with them by the by! HERE long before you all and long after!

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