Moreover, because Ripple is a digital asset with particular verifiable properties, it cannot be “faked” in any degree. This means that there is an inherent trust in the Ripple network. There were also only 100 billion XRP that were ever created. As per the Ripple Protocol, no more XRP can ever be produced or “mined”. The Tip of The Ice Berg Stellar vs Ripple: What's The Better Choice?