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Catalogue of the diamond diggings of central South Africa

W. Edwin Sharp

Catalogue of the diamond diggings of central South Africa

by W. Edwin Sharp

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Published by Geology Dept., University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W.E. Sharp.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2131 (T)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3114482M
LC Control Number82223266

This diamond may, therefore, be called an 80 pointer and similarly, a half carat might be known as a 50 pointer. A diamond’s value increases exponentially with size due to the rarity of larger diamond crystals. South Africa is known for producing the largest clear diamond in the world – the Cullinan Diamond. Diamonds, gold, and imperialist intervention (–) Diamonds., gold, and imperialist intervention (–) South Africa experienced a transformation between , when the diamond rush to Kimberley began, and , when the South African War ended. Midway between these dates, in , the world’s largest goldfields were discovered on the Witwatersrand.

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