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Kimberley Heritage Museum: Cominco Photo Collection

Cominco Photo Collection - Kimberley, BC Just one of the several boxes of Cominco photos gathered by their Kimberley Operations Starting in ca 1910, shortly after the Sullivan Mine was opened here in Kimberley, BC, the mine owners began collecting photos of the whole operation

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Re-created diamond mining tunnels at the Kimberley Open Mine Museum in Kimberley in South Africa's North West Province

A Guide to Kimberley South Africa’s Historic Diamond City

Kimberley – Northern Cape The what, the where and the how to get there I’m learning more about the various Southern African routes that Airlink services and flew to Kimberley with them to spend time in the Diamond City to uncover some of it’s significant attractions

Kimberley Photo Gallery by Brian McMorrow at pbase

Diamond replica, The Big Hole Exhibition Centre, Kimberley - the real ones are displayed in a vault Where Diamonds Come From - The Big Hole Exhibition Centre, Kimberley Model of the Big Hole in the early stages when there were dozens of separate mining claims

Kimberly Diamond Mine - Biggest hole - Review of Kimberley

14102014 · Kimberley Mine Museum: Kimberly Diamond Mine - Biggest hole - See 220 traveler reviews, 138 candid photos, and great deals for Kimberley, South Africa, at TripAdvisor

All About the Kimberley Diamond Mine in South Africa

Kimberley, South Africa, is home to the world’s largest diamond mine, also known as the “Big Hole” Dug by humans and so large it is visible from space, the pit has yielded some of the world’s largest diamonds and made the De Beers name famous worldwide

A brief history of diamonds and the Big Hole in Kimberley

The diamond was shown at the Paris Exposition in 1867 and later cut to its present form, whence it became know as The Eureka Diamond This 1073-carat brilliant is not, by ordinary standards, exceptional However, it was cut from the first diamond found in South Africa in 1866, and therefore has historical significance

Kimberley, Northern Cape - Wikipedia

Kimberley is the capital and largest city of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa It is located approximately 110 km east of the confluence of the Vaal and Orange Rivers The city has considerable historical significance due to its diamond mining past and the siege during the Second Boer War

Our History | City of Kimberley

Like many mining towns, Kimberley’s history is a story of optimism and adventure, of resourcefulness and resilience – qualities that are deeply embedded here, years after the closure of the Sullivan Mine, one of the richest lead-zinc mines in the world

All About the Kimberley Diamond Mine in South Africa

At Kimberley visitors can view a 17-minute movie about the location and the history of diamond mining in Africa They also get to walk out on a high platform to view The Big Hole, take a ride down a faux mining shaft, enter a locked vault to view genuine diamonds of all colors, and visit a small museum

Historic - Review of The Big Hole Kimberley, Kimberley

10082016 · Owner description: During a visit to the Big Hole in Kimberley, South Africa you will not only see the largest man made hole in the world but also the largest diamond display in the world Various displays will introduce you to the world of diamond mining and all aspects of diamonds as well as the

Diamond Mine History - Review of Kimberley Mine Museum

Kimberley Mine Museum: Diamond Mine History - See 216 traveller reviews, 132 candid photos, and great deals for Kimberley, South Africa, at TripAdvisor

Historic Kimberly diamond mine in South Africa — Stock

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Kimberly Diamond Mine - Biggest hole - Review of Kimberley

Kimberley Mine Museum: Kimberly Diamond Mine - Biggest hole - See 217 traveller reviews, 132 candid photos, and great deals for Kimberley, South Africa, at TripAdvisor

Historical Stock Photo of Diamond miners at the bottom of

Photo of diamond miners at the bottom of a great shaft at the Wesselton Mines, Kimberley, South Africa, 1911 This is a high resolution, royalty free (rf) stock image is part of our "Mining" collection

A short history of the Diamond Fields - Rough Guides

The two sites subsequently became the Kimberley Mine, or Big Hole, and the De Beers Mine, situated on either side of the centre of Kimberley The Big Hole was the focus of the most frenetic mining activity of the early years, and the shantytown that grew up around …

Our History | City of Kimberley

In 1896 the settlement’s name was changed to Kimberley in expectation that the Sullivan Mine’s lead, silver and zinc deposits would be as rich as the diamond mines of Kimberley, South Africa The first shipments of ore to the smelters in Nelson and Trail began in 1900 A smelter was constructed in Marysville in 1903 and operated until 1907 The ore from the Sullivan mine was very complex and …

Big Hole - Wikipedia

Both the Kimberley Process and the US Clean Diamond Trade Act aim to ensure that purchased diamonds are 'morally clean' and are not associated with any foul play Leonardo DiCaprio 's movie Blood Diamond reveals the foul play that can exist in diamond trade and a reference to the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme is made at the end of the film

History – De Beers Group

Forevermark announces plans to bring into effect again the historic slogan, 'A Diamond is Forever' 2015 ALROSA, De Beers, Rio Tinto, Dominion Diamond Corporation, Lucara Diamond Corporation, Petra Diamonds Ltd, and Gem Diamonds Ltd form the Diamond Producers Association (DPA)

Historical Stock Photo of Diamond miners at the bottom of

Photo of diamond miners at the bottom of a great shaft at the Wesselton Mines, Kimberley, South Africa, 1911 This image is protected by copyright law and may not be used without a …

Historical Stock Photo of men working 2000 ft underground

Historical image of men working 2000 ft underground in Kimberley Diamond Mine, South Africa, between 1890 and 1905 This image is protected by copyright law …

De Beers puts Kimberley, its oldest diamond mine, up for

21052015 · The company stopped mining at Kimberley nine years ago, but it still sourced diamonds from the site by sifting through “tailings” – piles of waste rock from the mines

The Big Hole & Kimberley Mine Museum • Kimberley • CITY …

A trip to Kimberley would be incomplete without visiting the city’s main attraction, the Big Hole Right in the middle of the city, this giant 215-metre deep crater serves as a reminder of the diamond rush of the 1870s, where prospectors carved out the largest hand-dug excavation in the world in search of the precious gemstones

Kimberley Diamond Mines Rehabilitation legacy of one of

POST-CONFERENCE TOUR Friday, 16 September, 2016 Kimberley Diamond Mines – Rehabilitation legacy of one of South Africa’s most historic mines

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Image of men working 2000 ft undergound in Kimberley Diamond Mine, South Africa, between 1890 and 1905 Kimberley Diamond Mine

Kimberley Diamond Mines Tourist Information, Facts

Kimberley Diamond Mines is also known as the “Big Hole” This is the largest diamond mine in the world Kimberley is the capital city of Northern Cape in South Africa, which can be found near the convergence of Vaal and Orange Rivers

Topic - Kimberley Central Diamond Mining Company

31102014 · Kudos to De Beers By: Jade Davenport 31st October 2014 Last month I had the pleasure of being hosted by De Beers while on a visit to South Africa’s historic city of diamonds

Historical Reading: The Diamond Fields of South Africa

Diamond Mining, Author unknown, Mining and Scientific Press, Vol 54, No 19, pp 279, 287, (1889) A brief description with illustrations of the De Beers mine A …

History of Diamonds | Cape Town Diamond Museum

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 or river First in yellow earth and below in hard rock called blue ground, later called kimberlite, after the mining town of Kimberley