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Mining Technology   07 March 2019   Australia  
<p>Australia boasts some of the world&rsquo;s largest mineral deposits, including 21.9 billion tonnes of iron ore and 3,550 tonnes of gold, stretched over one of the largest and most sparsely populated islands in the world. With just 3.1 people per square ...
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MINING.com   13 November 2017   Sierra Leone   West Africa  
<p>Another huge diamond has been released from the Earth's clutches following an astounding discovery in the West African country earlier this year.</p> <p>Sierra Leone's Minerals Agency announced on Saturday that a 476-carat diamond was discovered in the ...
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BBC NEWS   20 November 2015   Botswana   Gaborone  
<p>The world's second-largest gem quality diamond has been discovered in Botswana, the Lucara Diamond firm says.<br />The 1,111-carat stone was recovered from its Karowe mine, about 500km (300 miles) north of the capital, Gaborone.<br />It is the biggest diamond ...
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News Discovery   30 June 2015   USA   Arkansas  
<p>One of the nation&rsquo;s most unusual tourist attractions is Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, which bills itself as the only diamond-producing site in the world where ordinary folks actually can dig for diamonds themselves &mdash; and keep whatever ...
CBCnews   12 May 2015   Canada   Ontario  
<p>Ontario's only diamond mine is known for its exceptional quality stones, but according to official documents, the provincial government made more money on salt royalties in 2013-14 than diamonds.</p> <p>De Beers Canada, which owns the only diamond mine ...
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