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The discovery of diamonds in South Africa occurred in early 1867 on the land of apoor Boer farmer,Daniel Jacobs, near the small isolated settlement of Hopetown on the …

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  • Lower Orange River Diamonds Diamond mine in Richtersveld
    Lower Orange River Diamonds Diamond mine in Richtersveld

    The LowerOrange River Diamondsoperations are situated in a remote desert wilderness area along the banks of theSouth Africanside of the LowerOrange River, which forms the border betweenSouth Africaand Namibia. ThisMiningLicense covers a total combined area of 41,334ha. Read more about LORDiamonds

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  • South Africa Diamond Divers Warn of Damage to Seabed From
    South Africa Diamond Divers Warn of Damage to Seabed From

    Krielhas submitted an affidavit to the Green Scorpions, who are involved in a criminal investigation into the construction and impact of the coffer dams being used to mine diamonds near the mouth...

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  • Diamond Divers Warn that West Coast Mining Dams' Seabed is
    Diamond Divers Warn that West Coast Mining Dams' Seabed is

    Dec 09, 2020·Krielhas submitted an affidavit to the Green Scorpions, who are involved in a criminal investigation into the construction and impact of the coffer dams being used to mine diamonds near the mouth of the Orange River. The probe is at an “advanced stage”, according to the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries.

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  • List Of Diamond Mines In South Africa South Africa Lists
    List Of Diamond Mines In South Africa South Africa Lists

    Aug 20, 2020· List OfDiamondMines InSouth AfricaAnd Their Names. 1. Bakendiamondmine; Bakendiamondmine is located in Northern Cape and is one of the majordiamondmines inSouth Africa. Thediamondmine can be found along the lowerOrange Riverand is owned and operated by LowerOrange River Diamonds. Location: Sanddrif, LowerOrange River, Northern ...

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  • Beneficiation in the Diamond Industry South Africa News
    Beneficiation in the Diamond Industry South Africa News

    Sep 22, 2020·South Africahas a very long and important role in the history ofdiamonds. It was there, in the 1860s, thatdiamondswere discovered on the banks of theOrange River. The resultingdiamondrush, and the establishment of De Beers' foothold ondiamond mining, transformed the industry, helping to developdiamondsas a viable commercial product for mo...

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  • How diamonds are mined from the bottom of Atlantic ocean
    How diamonds are mined from the bottom of Atlantic ocean

    Sep 03, 2018· Millions of years ago,precious gem stonesfrom the heart of southern Africa washed westward along the Orange River and emptied into theAtlantic Ocean. While some swept up on the beaches along the...

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  • Mining Weekly Login
    Mining Weekly Login

    African MiningProjects in Progress 2020 (published March 2020) Defence 2020 (Published February 2020) CanadianMiningProjects in Progress 2020 (Published December 2019)

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  • History of Diamonds Cape Town Diamond Museum
    History of Diamonds Cape Town Diamond Museum

    The story of diamonds in South Africa begins between December 1866 and February 1867 when 15-year-oldErasmus Jacobsfound a transparent rock on his father’s farm, on the south bank of the Orange River. Over the next few years, South Africa yielded more diamonds than India had in over 2,000 years. The first diamond discoveries in South Africa were alluvial. By 1869, diamonds were found far from any stream …

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  • Diamonds Minerals Council South Africa
    Diamonds Minerals Council South Africa

    To the west of Kimberley, and on the southern banks of the Orange River some 60km upstream from Port Nolloth, Trans Hex mines largely alluvial diamonds at its Baken and Bloeddrif operations. Further north in Limpopo province, theVenetia mineowned byDe Beersis South Africa’s largest diamond producer, recovering some 8Mct a year.

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  • Diamonds.net Diamonds and Apartheid
    Diamonds.net Diamonds and Apartheid

    Apr 06, 2005· The 21.25-carat Eureka diamond was identified and evaluated by Dr. W.G. Atherstone of Grahamstown, one of the few people in the Cape Colony with knowledge of minerals and gems. Early signs of apartheid surfaced during the first major diamond discovery in 1869 when a black shepherd found the 83.50-carat Star of South Africa near the Orange River.

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  • Diamond Mining in South AfricaIntelligence and Info
    Diamond Mining in South AfricaIntelligence and Info

    Diamond Mining in South Africa. After more than 150 years of intensive mining following the discovery of the Eureka Diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867, South Africa’s diamond industry remains among the top 5 largest producers in the world. Initial discoveries were of alluvial diamonds (the mining of which continues today along the southern banks of the Orange River).

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  • History of Diamonds Shimansky
    History of Diamonds Shimansky

    The first diamond discoveries in South Africa were alluvial, meaning they were found as deposits along a river bed. In 1867, a 15-year-old boy named Erasmus Jacobs found a small transparent rock along the banks of the Orange River, near his farm where he lived with his family.

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  • DiamondDivers Warn that West CoastMiningDams' Seabed is
    DiamondDivers Warn that West CoastMiningDams' Seabed is

    Kriel has submitted an affidavit to the Green Scorpions, who are involved in a criminal investigation into the construction and impact of the coffer dams being used to mine diamonds near the mouth of the Orange River. The probe is at an “advanced stage”, …

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  • South Africa A CloserLook at the Diamond Industry News
    South Africa A CloserLook at the Diamond Industry News

    Sep 16, 2015· When most people hear about diamond mining, they think of South Africa, where diamonds were discovered in 1866 in the Kimberley region. A 15-year-old boy discovered the now-famous 21.25-carat Eureka Diamond on a farm on the banks of the Orange River.

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  • Diamonds Minerals CouncilSouth Africa
    Diamonds Minerals CouncilSouth Africa

    To the west of Kimberley, and on the southern banks of theOrange Riversome 60km upstream from Port Nolloth, Trans Hex mines largely alluvialdiamondsat its Baken and Bloeddrif operations. Further north in Limpopo province, the Venetia mine owned by De Beers isSouth Africa’s largestdiamondproducer, recovering some 8Mct a year.

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  • South African Mining Mining Africa
    South African Mining Mining Africa

    The very firstdiamonddiscovered inSouth Africawas found in Hopetown on the banks of theOrange Riveranddiamondswere initially mined from alluvial deposits found in such riverine areas. In later years, undergroundminingand recovery ofdiamondsbecame the more common method ofdiamondextraction. By 2019,South Africaproduced 7.2 ...

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  • AlluvialDiamondDeposit Orange River,South Africa
    AlluvialDiamondDeposit Orange River,South Africa

    The preservation of alluvialdiamonddeposits in abandoned meanders of the middle-Orange River. TheSouth AfricanInstitute ofMiningand Metallurgy , pp.535-538. Book

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  • SouthernAfrica's Ramsar Sites Orange River Mouth
    SouthernAfrica's Ramsar Sites Orange River Mouth

    The Orange River Mouth on the South African side received its Ramsar status on 28 Jun 1991. Following the collapse of the saltmarsh component of the estuary due to adjacent diamond mining activities and flow regulation of the Orange River as a result of dam construction, the site was placed on the *Montreux Record in September 1995.

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  • List of the 10African diamond producing countries
    List of the 10African diamond producing countries

    Jul 23, 2020·South Africa.Diamond mininginSouth Africais over 150 years old. The largestdiamondwas discovered there in 1950. In 2019, the production amounted to 7.180 million carats ofdiamonds. The greater part of the production ofSouth African diamonds…

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  • OurDiamonds Alexkor
    OurDiamonds Alexkor

    This has manifested itself into a growing industry with diamonds having been discovered and mined in the nearshore and offshore environments along the coastline from south of the Olifants river in South Africa to some 120km north of Hottentots Bay in Namibia.

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  • South Africa changed the diamond industry forever CT
    South Africa changed the diamond industry forever CT

    During 1867, a young man named, Erasmus Jacobs discovered the first diamond near Hopetown on the south bank of the Orange River in South Africa, which had a massive impact on the diamond industry. The diamond weighed 21.25 carats and was named the Eureka Diamond. But what exactly happened after the first diamond was discover and what impact did it have on the diamond industry?

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  • South Africa Diamonds, gold, and imperialist
    South Africa Diamonds, gold, and imperialist

    A chance find in 1867 had drawn several thousand fortune seekers to alluvial diamond diggings along the Orange, Vaal, and Harts rivers. Richer finds in “dry diggings” in 1870 led to a large-scale rush. By the end of 1871 nearly 50,000 people lived in a sprawling polyglot mining camp that was later named Kimberley.

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  • South African diamond mining today Miningfor schools
    South African diamond mining today Miningfor schools

    South African diamond mining today. ... LOWERORANGE RIVER DIAMONDS. To the west of Kimberley, and on the southern banks of theOrange Riversome 60km upstream from Port Nolloth, LowerOrange River Diamondsmines largely alluvialdiamondsat its Baken and Bloeddrif operations.

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  • MiningWeekly Login
    MiningWeekly Login

    The weekly editions of Engineering News andMiningWeekly will be posted to your preferred postal address. Gain online access to: Project Browser - providing an overview of latest developments and ...

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  • Diamonds South African Diamonds Hearts on Fire
    Diamonds South African Diamonds Hearts on Fire

    During 1867, a young man named, Erasmus Jacobs discovered the firstdiamondnear Hopetown on thesouthbank of theOrange RiverinSouth Africa, which had a massive impact on thediamondindustry. Thediamondweighed 21.25 carats and was named the EurekaDiamond.

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  • DeBeers' big green machine sucks up Namibian diamonds
    DeBeers' big green machine sucks up Namibian diamonds

    Jun 18, 2014· Offshore diamond mining started in 1961 in less than 35 meters of ocean, but it has been only in the past decade that technology has allowed operations in deeper water. “Ten years ago a …

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  • Space Images South Africa, Namibia Diamond Deposits
    Space Images South Africa, Namibia Diamond Deposits

    TheOrange Rivermarks the boundary betweenSouth Africato thesouthand Namibia to the north. This is an area of activeminingfordiamonds, which were washed downstream from the famous KimberleyDiamondArea, millions of years ago when theriverwas much larger.

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  • Diamond MiningProject Orange river alluvial diamond
    Diamond MiningProject Orange river alluvial diamond

    Orange River Alluvial Diamond. Country:South AfricaDate: 2008-06-30 Sector:DiamondsActivity Field: Exploitation Surface: 10 km2 Geological Study Completed: Yes Estimated Resources: 400,000.00 carats Business Plan: Yes Cost of the Project: $18,300,000 Amount Invested: $500,000 Project Contact

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  • History Of Diamond Mines In South Africa
    History Of Diamond Mines In South Africa

    TheSouth Africanhistory ofdiamondsstarted in the 1866 mid December and February 1867. This happened as Erasmus Jacobs, a 15 year old, discovered a transparent stone in their farm which is located on thesouthbank ofOrange River. In the next fifteen years, theSouth Africahad produceddiamondsmore than India produced in 2,000 years.

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  • Prospector's Guide toDiamonds DiamondPlacers
    Prospector's Guide toDiamonds DiamondPlacers

    The best model fordiamondplacers is southernAfrica. TheOrange Riverbasin in southernAfricadrains a region with more than 3000 kimberlite pipes including some of the richestdiamondpipes in the world. Erosion of these pipes over the past 140 million years resulted in liberation of millions ofdiamonds.

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  • Orange River Namibia South Africa
    Orange River Namibia South Africa

    In 1867, the firstdiamonddiscovered inSouth Africa, the EurekaDiamond, was found near Hopetown on theOrange River. Two years later, a much largerdiamondknown as the Star ofSouth Africawas found in the same area, causing adiamondrush.

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  • A Brief History ofDiamonds.Diamondsare the most
    A Brief History ofDiamonds.Diamondsare the most

    Jun 29, 2016· Thediamondboom began inSouth Africaaround 1866, continued with the discovery of even more mines near theOrange Riverin 1870, and really took off in 1871, when the “de Beers” and ...

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  • A Visit To theSperrgebiet Namibia's Forbidden Diamond
    A Visit To theSperrgebiet Namibia's Forbidden Diamond

    The Germans lost control of the territory toSouth Africaduring World War 1, but by 1920, thediamonddeposits around Lüderitz were considered depleted and the claims were sold to Ernst Oppenheimer. He founded the “ConsolidatedDiamondMines ofSouthWestAfrica(CDM)”, which was later taken over by the De Beers Group.

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  • African Diamond Mines
    African Diamond Mines

    African Diamond Mines African Diamond Minesare located inSouth Africa, Namibia, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Tanzania and Sierra Leone. The civil unrest in WestAfricahas lead to the illegal trade ofdiamondsto finance wars - the infamous BloodDiamonds. The most common type ofminingespecially in the Sierre Leone ...

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  • MiningHistory Time Line Events On The Rand
    MiningHistory Time Line Events On The Rand

    Diamondsdiscovered at Alexander Bay in the furthest north-west area of the Cape Province justsouthof theOrange Riverand the border withSouthWestAfrica. The first "diamondrush" starts in the Lichtenburg region (North-east Transvaal) following the chance discovery of the firstdiamondin the area two year previously.

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  • Diamonddivers warn damage to seabed from West Coast
    Diamonddivers warn damage to seabed from West Coast

    South Africacouldn't afford to pre-order vaccines: expert ... and impact of the cofferdams being used to minediamondsnear the mouth of theOrange River. The probe is at an “advanced stage ...

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  • South Africa Diamonds, gold, and imperialist
    South Africa Diamonds, gold, and imperialist

    South Africa-South Africa - Diamonds, gold, and imperialist intervention(1870–1902):South Africaexperienced a transformation between 1870, when thediamondrush to Kimberley began, and 1902, when theSouth AfricanWar ended. Midway between these dates, in 1886, the world’s largest goldfields were discovered on the Witwatersrand. As the predominantly agrarian societies of European ...

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  • Urgent plea to allow struggling alluvialdiamondsector to
    Urgent plea to allow struggling alluvialdiamondsector to

    The discovery of alluvialdiamondsin the unique secondary deposits of the MiddleOrange Riverdownstream of Hopetown inSouth Africain 1867 was the catalyst that initiated the development of the ...

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