Country NATURAL RESOURCES ; Afghanistan natural gas, petroleum, coal, copper, chromite, talc, barites, sulfur, lead, zinc, iron ore, salt, precious and semiprecious
B.C. MEDIUM DEVELOPMENTS. 4000 B.C. Boiled tree sap, called pitch, was distilled into turpentine as a paint thinner for the resin paints. Also, alcohol was fermented as a drink and as a thinner for alcohol based paints, made from another tree sap or grapes.