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Diamond mining South Africa
 
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Charley Boorman: Africa adventure
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Diamond Hill Mine Documented Crystal Pocket Dec. 2015
 
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Please visit http://stores.ebay.com/ultrarocks to purchase crystals I've found This video is only intended for people with the crystals from this pocket, thats why the video is a bit boring and I'm numbering all the pieces. All the piece from this pocket has been sold or given away, but I have several more pockets available in the future like this. Please visit http://stores.ebay.com/ultrarocks to purchase crystals I've found
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Finding Cape May Diamonds Sunset Beach Cape May
 
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Finding Cape May Diamonds Sunset beach Cape May
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THE DIAMOND DIVER
 
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commercial diamond diving on the west coast of South Africa
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Diamond mining - Walking platform storm and pumping
 
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6 leg walking machine standing in waves and mining diamond gravel off South Africa west coast, this machine walks from the beach and can stand in rough seas and mine for diamonds and or gold and otehr minerals
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World's Deepest Mine - Gold Alchemy
 
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South Africa's TauTona mine, real life alchemy, and Halicephalobus Mephisto. Footage from the 2012 documentary, "Down to the Earth's Core". We have travelled into space and looked deep into the universe's depths, but the world beneath our feet remains unexplored and unseen. Now, that's about to change. For the first time in one epic unbroken shot, we embark on an impossible mission - using spectacular computer generated imagery to smash through three thousand miles of solid rock, and venture from our world into the underworld and on to the core of the Earth itself. It's a journey fraught with danger. One thousand feet down we find ourselves inside one of the planet's most volatile places - the San Andreas Fault. Caught between two huge rock slabs, we watch as stress builds and then releases. It unleashes an earthquake and blasts us on towards rivers of molten rock, explosive volcanoes, tears in the Earth's crust and giant tornadoes of liquid metal. But for every danger, there are wonders beyond imagination. Four hundred feet below the surface, a three hundred million year old fossilized forest, with every leaf and every piece of bark perfectly preserved. At one thousand feet down we enter a cave of giant crystals, glistening in deadly 122 degree heat. More than two miles underground we find buried treasure - gold and gems. Deeper still there are valuable resources - salt, oil, coal and iron. And over one hundred miles down we see the sparkling beauty of diamonds. As we descend we piece together our planet's extraordinary story. We rewind time to discover how prehistoric forests became modern-day fuel. 1700 feet down a layer of rock reveals the extraordinary story of the dinosaurs' cataclysmic death. We watch stalactites form and gold grow before our eyes. The deeper we travel into the underworld the more we understand our world above the surface. A bigger picture takes shape - a cycle of destruction and creation, driven by the core that sustains our dynamic planet and makes the Earth the only planet with life in a seemingly lifeless universe. Until, finally, three thousand miles down, we reach the core. Inside it lie the secrets of life as we know it - the magnetic force field that protects life on Earth from the sun's deadly rays, the ancient heat source that keeps our planet alive. Down to the Earth's Core brings the latest science together with breathtaking computer generated imagery. The result is an unmissable journey into an extraordinary world - full of dangers, wonders and secrets. And it's all down there, beneath our feet, right now waiting to be discovered.
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Desert of the Skeletons. Diamond Mines | Tribes - Planet Doc Full Documentaries
 
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SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/PlanetDoc Full Documentaries every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday! Documentary "Desert of Skeletons" http://bit.ly/DocDesert Documentary "Desert of the Skeletons. Diamond Mines" The Skeleton Coast marks the limit of a desert which covers a narrow strip, no wider than 200 kilometres, running from southern Angola to the Orange river, the border with South Africa. Like a coastal belt, the dunes and rocks of the Namib desert cover 250,000 square kilometres along more than 2,000 kilometres of the Atlantic coast of Namibia. From the air, this mass of orange-coloured sand seems endless. These are the tallest dunes in the world, and below them lies the world's largest diamond deposit. It is a fantastic sight, which could only have been created by nature. But every year, there is a veritable explosion of life along the Skeleton Coast. In October, the sea-lions come to these coasts to give birth. At this time of year, Cape Cross is home to the largest colony of sea-lions over one hundred thousand of them. Outside the breeding season, males of the species are rarely seen they start to arrive at the end of October, in order to mark out their territory. The first European to set foot on this coast was the Portuguese, Diego Cao, in 1486. A year later, another Portuguese navigator, Bartolomé Días, with his three ships, sailed into the bay, seeking protection from a storm. After many attempts, he finally managed to land, and named the bay 'Angra Pequena' (small cove)*. But it was not until 1883 that the first stable settlement was established, when the German navigator and merchant, Adolf Lüderitz, reached an agreement with the head of one of the Nama tribes. Lüderitz bought the bay for a relative small amount of money and sixty rifles, in order to set up a whale processing plant here. A few months later, Kanzler Bismark declared Namibia a protectorate of the German Empire. In 1904, war broke out between the Nama and the Germans, and Lüderitz became the first prisoner of war. But the real industrial and economic boom came later, with the discovery of the diamond mines. In just four years, the town was transformed from a small, remote fishing port, into one of the most important cities in Southern Africa. SUBSCRIBE | http://bit.ly/PlanetDoc FULL DOCUMENTARIES | http://bit.ly/Full-Docs TRIBE DOCUMENTARIES | http://bit.ly/PlTribes FACEBOOK | http://bit.ly/FBPDoc TWITTER | http://bit.ly/TwPDoc TUMBLR | http://bit.ly/TbPlDoc
Gold and diamond mining in CAR fueling conflict
 
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Human rights groups say gold and diamond sales are being used to finance conflict in the Central African Republic. The Kimberley process is an attempt to keep conflict diamonds off the market but gold is proving much more difficult to trace. Aljazeera went to visit a gold mine in CAR. Al Jazeera's Rawaa Auge reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check out our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 2198 Al Jazeera English
In Ivory Coast, seeking diamonds to survive
 
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Although industrial-scale diamond extraction in Ivory Coast stopped more than thirty years ago, and exporting precious stones from the country is banned by the UN, some northern villagers continue the search for diamonds clandestinely. Duration: 02:02
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Rare blue diamond found in South Africa
 
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A fabulous blue diamond worth tens of millions of euros has been discovered at a South African... euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe for your daily dose of international news, curated and explained:http://eurone.ws/10ZCK4a Euronews is available in 13 other languages: http://eurone.ws/17moBCU http://www.euronews.com/2014/01/23/rare-blue-diamond-found-in-south-africa A fabulous blue diamond worth tens of millions of euros has been discovered at a South African mine. The acorn-sized diamond, whose colour makes it one of the rarest in the world, was unearthed at the Cullinan mine near Pretoria Another blue diamond, weighing 25.5 carats, found at the same mine last year sold for around 11 million euros. This one is expected to go for far more. Find us on: Youtube http://bit.ly/zr3upY Facebook http://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans Twitter http://twitter.com/euronews
Searching for Diamonds - The Heartless (EP 2014)
 
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Searching for Diamonds - The Heartless from our first EP "Weary Hands" Homepage: www.facebook.com/searchingfordiamonds Engineered, mixed and produced by Sebi @ SOS Basement, Oberentfelden http://www.sos-basement.ch/ Mastered by Dan Suter @ echochamber, Zürich http://www.echochamber.ch/ Lyrics: Strive for the change A piece of our heart, a piece of hope for those in need Open their graves A piece of our heart, a piece of hope for those in need Now listen up It’s sad to know that we can live our lives In all its beauty and abundance While some never find They keep on searching and wishing for the end To escape the misery they’ve learnt to accept Tell me what it’s like to walk down a crowded street Still having to feel all alone, like everybody’s a potential enemy Alone amongst a thousand, a self-centred generation Is this the direction we’re heading into, just a bunch of narrow minded bastards? Send out your heart to those who had theirs torn so long ago How can we abandon them to their fate? The broken-hearted, hopeless and unloved The epitomes of lives never lived But lives not yet to reach the end The broken hearted may find solace The unloved may find love And truth may come to those desperately seeking We can rot alone when we’re buried six foot deep For now take the walking dead out of their graves With your heart as big as an ocean Lead them back to live Be their guiding light Keep this in the back of your mind You’re privileged to feel alive Now feel alive
Ivana Mer - Diamond Fields
 
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Download "Diamond Fields" here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ivanamerme Video clip of "Diamond Fields" by Marc-Eric Laine Infos : [email protected] I am on the magic hill, Trying to stand still, The birds are singing here, And all the colours reflects world, Under me.. Open my arms to miracle, Hold ribbon from cloud which lift me to, To the pure, diamond field, Where I plant the seed of my inner dream. Queen rules this sphere, Taking care of dreams planted here, So I have no more fear And leave my seed grow free, Far away from me. Given spark from queen, makes shines my dream, Flashing in my mind, travelling my body, You are ready, I will meet you here and now, To share the light and love, To help you find the way, Straight to the diamond sphere. There you plant your dream, grow in love, Living free.
Views: 10078 La petite Vague
How to find an abundance of free crystals and minerals on the beach
 
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Click to purchase our e-book The Dreaming of Avalon Guide to becoming Intuitively Awake http://dreamingofavalon.yolasite.com/ In this video we share How to find an abundance of free crystals and minerals right under your feet CONTINUE Everyone loves to take a leisurely stroll along the beach and to soak up the wonderful energy but have you ever taken a look at the pebbles uder your feet? If you do you are sure to find crystals and minerals in an abundance, in this video we show you what to look for. Please SUBSCRIBE if you LOVE crystals ♥ and if you are also interested in watching and learning more about Mind, Body and Spirit issues via our weekly video updates, if so please subscribe to our other channel Dreaming of Avalon https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMxDN0x7xqMNf8-C3eUNqvQ We would LOVE to have you here with us on this journey.♥ ALSO FOLLOW us on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/DreamingofAv... TWITTER https://twitter.com/DreaminOfAvalon Our Meditation channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDw8... Sending you our Love and Crystal Blessings for your journey ahead :-) Lyn & Sean xxx. ROYALTY FREE MUSIC USED IN THE VIDEO By Rick clarke www.music4yourvids.co.uk Disclaimer We have to state that the information provided on this channel is for entertainment purposes only. The accuracy of the information given on this channel can not be guaranteed. It must be considered as unqualified personal opinion only. The information given here in no way should be construed as medical, health or dietary advice. Any purchases made or influenced, or any actions taken as a direct on indirect result of seeing this information are done absolutely,and entirely at your own risk. The makers and writers of this website and creators of the information presented on it accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any injury, loss or damage in any shape or form incurred in part or in whole, as a direct or in-direct result of any use or reliance upon the information and material shown. The makers of these videos are unable to provide any warranty concerning the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein. Click to purchase our e-book The Dreaming of Avalon Guide to becoming Intuitively Awake http://dreamingofavalon.yolasite.com/
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The Crystal Collector gets flooded by rain but finds amethyst quartz crystals!
 
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Travel with The Crystal Collector to two amazing world class amethyst locations! One in South Carolina called "The Ellis Mine" which is completely private. The other called "JXR" or "Jacksons Cross Roads" in Georgia is actually open to the public! Visit their facebook page for dates to go and dig! To Purchase these and more crystals click link below http://stores.ebay.com/ultrarocks
Views: 4275987 The Crystal Collector
Lucky Woman Opened a Clam and Found THESE Inside!
 
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Women who like wearing jewelry usually love diamonds, gold, and silver. Other women prefer pearls. Pearls are beautiful, hard gems that come in white, red, gray, blue, green, and black. They are typically spherical in shape, but there are those that form unevenly, i.e. baroque pearls. Perfectly round pearls are considered the most beautiful and they are ideal to be used as jewelry. Oysters produce these precious, iridescent stones. Amazingly, they are the by-product of a biological process that occurs when an irritant or a foreign substance such as a food particle, enters an oyster’s shell. Contrary to popular belief, the irritant is hardly ever a grain of sand. Clams and mussels can also produce this precious stone, but not as frequent as oysters do. Imagine then this woman’s surprise when she opened a giant clam and found not just one pearl inside, but perhaps more than a dozen! What a very lucky girl indeed. Source: Elite Readers http://www.elitereaders.com/
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River Diamonds
 
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There is more here than what first meets the eye... High Quality (HQ) setting recommended.
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Diamond mining
 
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Purpose built orange peel grab used for the removal of boulders underwater when diamond or gold mining in rivers and oceans
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diamond
 
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large diamond find in south africa, biggest pumpkin ever
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Klerksdorp Sphere
 
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Klerksdorp Spheres are "out of place" artifacts, found in sedimentary rock, in a coal / diamond mine near Ottosdal, South Africa. It is believed these objects are up to 3.8 billion years old. These objects are spherical/ovoid shaped -- similar to how a planet like Earth or Jupiter are "squished" -- all planets are not perfectly round, they are "bulged" at their equator due to the planet's rotation. All Klerksdorp Spheres have 2 or more parallel lines which run around the equator. These lines are always equidistant from each other. Some argue that the medal composition is not a type of metal which exists naturally on Earth. However, others have stated that these metals can exist on Earth, if chemical components are mixed. Somehow, although the Earth's pressure and heat can create the coal and diamonds in the mine, these objects were not destroyed. The exterior shell of each ball is a consistent number of centimeters thick, with a gooey substance at the center, which turns to dust when exposed to oxygen. Each sphere is balanced on the center of gravity of the sphere -- when you hold it in your hand, it feels solid and balanced, like it has a weighted exterior, but not so much a weighted core. They also have a consistent radius from the core at all points on their surfaces. It feels like a "warm" rock -- similar to the type at Stonehenge (which has both warm and cold rock). There is no smell, and you cannot crush it with your hand. These objects are clearly made by some sort of intelligent life. But by whom? Who knew metallurgy back then, and why make hundreds of these things? From carbon dating, the Earth is estimated to be about 4.5 or 4.8 billion years old. The Klerksdorp Spheres are carbon-dated to 3.8 billion years. Which means, these spheres existed on Earth while it was only 1 billion years old. I personally was not aware that the Earth was a solid mass at 1 billion years. Modern humans have only been known to exist for the last 4000 or 6000 years - the height of Egyptian, Sumarian, and Mesopotamian cultures. Cor-Magnon humans existed 12,000 - 35,000 years ago. As apes, humans were swinging from trees 120,000 years ago. Even dinosaurs were supposed to have died out 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous Period. As far as we understand from linear history, no humans existed 3.8 billion years ago.
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Harvesting diamonds from the sea
 
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Ronnie Mervis explains how diamonds are mined from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. www.ronniermervis.com
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Finding Cambrian Moonstones on Moonstone Beach - Cambria, CA - Rockhounding - Crystal Collector
 
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🌻🌻🌻WANT A POSTCARD? 🌻🌻🌻 Send your mailing address in an email or private message and we will ship off an awesome postcard straight to your door! This is a video of our trip to Moonstone Beach in Cambria, California. We find gorgeous beach jade, several mixed agates and jaspers, and of course the elusive Cambrian moonstones. Tide Reports for Moonstone Beach: http://tides.willyweather.com/ca/san-luis-obispo-county/moonstone-beach.html Our Gear: Cannon G7x Mark ii. Get yours here: http://amzn.to/2gDMel0 Music in this video was obtained via the Creative Commons/ youtube audio library. Song 1: Whirlwind Love by Unicorn Heads Song 2: Poison in the Water by Small Tall Order Song 3: On the Beach by Uncle Neptune Feat. The Tulip County Choir
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Diving into the Philippines' dangerous, underwater mines
 
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Filipino divers disappear into water as opaque as chocolate milk as they blindly dig in search of gold trapped in muddy sediment. It's risky business: As miners go deeper, underwater tunnels could collapse or the compressor that provides air may fail. Hari Sreenivasan reports on a dangerous venture undertaken by adults and kids.
Views: 239914 PBS NewsHour
How Do They Mine Diamonds?
 
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HOW DO THEY DO IT? Mondays 9:30p on Science In the world of diamond mining, everything starts with a bang. Thousands of tons of rock are blasted each day in order to reach diamonds that form 93 miles below ground. Watch full episodes of your favorite Science shows: http://www.sciencechannelgo.com We rarely consider many of the objects that make up the modern world--elevators, carpets, helicopters, breast implants, street lights, and more. Go behind the scenes to do the things, and make the things that form the modern world. Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out the all new Seeker.com: http://www.seeker.com/
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Where do you find diamonds?
 
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Where do you find diamonds?? Well, we hunted for uncut natural diamonds at Crater of the Diamonds State Parks in Murfreesboro Arkansas. The job was not easy! The days were long and hot and the mining was a bit tedious... Although the journey was quite an adventure! If you came here looking for the real thing you can Shop them here http://www.tkqlhce.com/click-7930874-12022659-1433283291000 (affiliate)
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Russia's Massive Diamond Discovery
 
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Russia has revealed a huge state secret: that it discovered a vast diamond field in eastern Siberia that contains "trillions of carats"--enough diamonds to supply global markets for 3,000 years. Article: Russia's Secret Diamond Discovery http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Global-News/2012/0917/Russia-reveals-shiny-state-secret-It-s-awash-in-diamonds Cameron, Google Founder's Asteroid mining http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57419801/asteroid-mining-venture-backed-by-james-cameron-google-ceo-larry-page/ I didn't know that: diamonds (Video on industrial diamonds) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8cvUd9vTtM&hd=1 Spectacular meteor explosion video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWhrW7lpqZM&feature=related Join the conversation on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation Add TDC to your circles on Google+ https://plus.google.com/100134925804523235350/posts Follow The Daily Conversation on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo Russia has declassified a huge state secret: that it discovered a vast diamond field in eastern Siberia that contains "trillions of carats"--enough diamonds to supply global markets for 3,000 years. The discovery was made in the 1970's beneath a 35-million-year-old asteroid crater, 62 miles across known as Popigai Astroblem Apparently, they decided to keep it secret, and not exploit it, because the Soviet Union's huge diamond operations were already producing immense profits in what was then a tightly controlled world market. Moscow finally pulled back the veil of secrecy by allowing geologists to talk about it with Russian journalists, and according to one news agency, the diamonds are "twice as hard" as the usual gemstones, making them ideal for industrial and scientific uses. These types of diamonds are known as impact diamonds, which result when a meteor plows into a graphite deposit at high velocity. It's estimated that "The resources of super-hard diamonds contained in rocks of the Popigai crypto-explosion structure, are by a factor of ten bigger than the world's all known reserves." It will be interesting to see how this discovery affects the global diamond markets. Will this discovery bring prices down? Also, how amazing are meteors? Even though this discovery appears to be a result of a reaction between a space object and earth, its still a strong reminder just how elementally-rich asteroids can be. Will this spur on a renewed exploration of the minerals in and around crater sites? Even the thought of going straight to the source - like James Cameron and a few others want to do - doesn't sound quite as ridiculous once the imagination's gears start cranking about the possibilities of what could be discovered there.
Views: 106879 The Daily Conversation
De Beers Bets On Diamonds Making A Comeback With New Mine In Canada
 
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De Beers Says It Is Banking On The Millennials To Bring The Sparkle Back To The Business. CNBC-TV18's Priya Sheth And Kritika Saxena brings us the details
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See how diamonds are cut from rocks
 
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Get a rare look at the entire process of how rocks are turned into magnificent sparkling diamonds in the hands of experienced craftsmen.
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Found treasure chest while metal detecting!
 
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While metal detecting in the woods i found this treasure chest hidden in the ground.
Borneo, a magnet for diamond prospectors
 
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Martapura (Indonesia), 10 May (EFE), (Camera: Paula Regueira).- Hundreds of prospectors, who can only expect to earn up to 8 euros a day, use traditional methods to search for diamonds near Cempaka on the island of Borneo.
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YOU Need to Know About Diamond Pipeline.
 
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These are the basics about Diamond Pipeline across OK, AR, and TN. Know the threats to your water so you can help protect it. It is not enough to post on Facebook. GET INVOLVED or don't come complaining when your water is filled with oil. We mean this with love, you our fellow human beings, our earth, and especially our water. You can't drink oil. Water is life. Stand up for our most precious resource. More soon, stay tuned. We have a lot of footage and facts we are working through and will be presenting to you as we are able. We have no funding, and have been working every spare moment we can to educate you on DPL. We must stop this snake before it's too late. LEARN MORE: www.arkansasrising.net www.cooperativememphis.org/cleanwater/diamondpipeline CONNECT ON FACEBOOK: Oka Lawa Camp, Arkansas Rising, Wealaka Camp, Bold OK, Clean Water Memphis, Memphis Water Protectors, Stop Diamond Pipeline, path runner media
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$10 Diamond Indicates Huge Water Reservoirs in Earth's Interior
 
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The discovery of a rare mineral called Ringwoodite from a river in Brazil indicates the presence of what experts theorize could be a huge underground reservoir that holds as much water as all of the oceans on Earth combined. The discovery of a rare mineral called Ringwoodite from a river in Brazil indicates the presence of what experts theorize could be a huge underground reservoir that holds as much water as all of the oceans on Earth combined. A diamond containing the rare mineral that has only been found before in meteorites suggests the presence of water deep underground. It was formed in what is known as the transition zone, about 255 to 410 miles under the surface of the Earth. Graham Pearson, the lead researcher from the University of Alberta is quoted as saying: "One of the reasons the Earth is such a dynamic planet is the presence of some water in its interior. Water changes everything about the way a planet works." The researchers estimate that they bought the diamond for about ten dollars, along with many others. A previous study also found that there are untapped sources of freshwater under the ocean. The extreme conditions that exist that far underground are inhospitable to humans and cannot be explored, which is why the Ringwoodite hadn't ever been found on Earth before now.
Views: 6410 GeoBeats News
Excellent Herkimer Diamond Discovery
 
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Uncovered an excellent Herkimer Diamond during a May 9th prospecting and mining excursion. http://www.americangeode.com/herkimer.php for more Herkimer Diamond information and mining videos.
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Diamond S 195 Mineral Wells
 
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For Sale
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TOP 10 BIGGEST DIAMONDS OF THE WORLD.
 
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The 10 Biggest and famous Diamonds in the World See More videos by Diamancia here : https://www.youtube.com/user/diamancia Music Link: http://adf.ly/7kQrJ 10. The Millennium Star, Weight: 203.04 carats The Millennium Star is internally and externally flawless pear-shaped diamond (total of 54 facets). With the weight of 203.04 carats it is the 10th largest diamond in the world. Originally, the rough stone was 777 carats found in the Mbuji-Mayi district of Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo) in 1990. After 5 months of studying and planning the cutting of the stone, it was decided to cut the rough diamond into three pieces. The Millennium Star is the outcome of the largest piece. The value of the stone hasn't been revealed but the Millennium Star was insured for 100 million English pounds, this is believed to be a fraction of its true worth. 9. The Red Cross, Weight: 205.07 carats The Red Cross is canary yellow cushion-shaped diamond with weight of 205.07 carats. The rough stone weighed 375 carats and was found in Kimberly mines (South Africa) in 1901. The diamond was presented as a gift to the art sale held in London by Christies in 1918, on behalf of the British Red Cross Society and the Order of St. John. Another rare feature is that a Maltese Cross is distinctly visible in the top facet, hence the double appropriateness of its name, the Red Cross Diamond. 8. The De Beers - Weight: 234.65 carats The De Beers diamond was found in Kimberly mines in 1888, the rough stone weighed 428.50 carats and measured 47.6 mm through its longest axis and 38.1 mm square. Weighing 234.65 carats, the De Beers is the 8th largest faceted diamond in the world. After its display in Paris the Maharaja of Patiala bought the De Beers. In 1928 Cartier of Paris set it as the centerpiece of a ceremonial necklace that came to be known as the Patiala Necklace. The necklace originally contained about 2,930 diamonds weighing about 962.25 carats. Today's whereabouts of the De Beers diamond and the Patiala Nacklace is unknown. 7. The Jubilee - Weight: 245.35 carats The Jubilee is a colorless cushion-shaped diamond with a weight of 245.35 carats. The original rough stone, an irregular octahedron without definite faces or shape weighed 650.80 carats and was found in the Jagersfontein Mine towards the end of 1895. When during the cutting it became evident that a superb diamond of exceptional purity and size was being produced, it was planned to present it to Queen Victoria. In the end this did not happen and the diamond remained with its owners. The following year marked the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (the 75th anniversary of her coronation) so the gem was renamed the Jubilee to commemorate the occasion. 6. The Centenary - Weight: 273.85 carats The Centenary was found in Premier mine in 1986, in its rough form it weighed 599 carats. When cutting was completed the Centenary weighed 273.85 carats, measured 39.90 � 50.50 � 24.55 mm, and had 247 facets - 164 on the stone and 83 around its girdle. Never before had such a high number of facets been polished onto a diamond. The true value of the Centenary diamond is unknown, but the diamond was insured for around $100 million in 1991. 5. The Spirit of de Grisogono - Weight: 312.24 The Spirit of de Grisogono, at 312.24 carats, is the world's largest cut black diamond, and world's 5th largest diamond. In a white gold mounting, it is set with 702 white diamonds totaling 36.69 carats. This diamond originally had a rough weight of 587 carats and was mined several decades ago in west Central Africa before being imported into Switzerland. 4. The Cullinan II - Weight: 317.40 carats The Cullinan II is the massive 317.40 carat cushion shaped diamond in the center-front of the Imperial State Crown of Great Britain. Cullinan II was cut from the largest gem-quality diamond ever found, it weighed 3106 carats, or about 1 1/3 pounds. It was named after Sir Thomas Cullinan, who opened the mine and was visiting on that eventful day. The nine larger stones of the Cullinan diamond remain either in the British Crown Jewels or in the personal possession of the Royal Family. 3. The Incomparable - Weight: 407.48 carats 2. The Cullinan I - aka the Star of Africa Weight: 530.20 carats 1. The Golden Jubilee Weight: 545.67 carats See also Top 10 Most Expensive Diamonds In The World
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Survival ocean Finding Diamond!
 
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Playing Survival island and Found 6 Diamonds!
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Biggest Ever Flawless Blue Diamond To Be Put On Auction
 
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The biggest ever blue diamond prepares to go on sale with a price tag of at least 22 million dollars. Full story: Auction house Christie's on Friday (May 9) presented the biggest flawless blue diamond which will be put up for grabs on May 14. This diamond will be part of 260 exceptional jewels with a total low estimate of 100 million Swiss francs, or over $112 million. "We are here actually for this amazing auction which is an auction of 260 lots, and of a low estimate of around 100 million Swiss Francs and of course the highlight of this auction is a 13.22 carats fancy vivid blue diamond flawless which is the biggest flawless fancy vivid diamond ever appeared at auction," said Christie's jewellery specialist Daniel Struyf. Dubbed "THE BLUE", this magnificent stone is the largest flawless vivid blue in the world and is estimated between $22 million and $26 million. "It is an amazing stone because you have to know that 'flawless' means that it has no impurities from the outside nor the inside and in the last 35 years, when it comes to vivid blue diamonds, there are only five stones that were between 10 and 11 carats. So at that point we can say that this is an amazing piece that we have at auction and we're actually very proud of that," Struyf added. Another unique stone which will be sold off on May 14 is the Ocean Dream, a fancy vivid blue-green triangular-cut diamond ring weighing 5.50 carats and worth at least $7.8 million. "It's a 5.50 carat - and now we go into the green direction - it's a fancy vivid blue-green diamond and it is also the biggest one ever appeared at auction also. It is more like of a triangle shape, and if you see also the stone, it has also an estimate of 6,8 million (Swiss francs - $7.8 million) in low estimate, it is also a magnificent stone, amazing colour, I'm also proud that we have this stone," Struyf said. Interested buyers can see the exhibition at Christie's in Geneva from May 9 to May 14. For more news and videos visit ☛ http://ntdtv.org Follow us on Twitter ☛ http://twitter.com/NTDTelevision Add us on Facebook ☛ http://on.fb.me/s5KV2C
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Top 10 The Most Expensive Precious Stones
 
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Top 10 The Most Expensive Precious Stones The Moussaieff Red, most famous red diamond: Moussaieff Red is the gemstone that is famous in the whole universe with the name Red Shield diamond and is considered as the fanciest red diamond in the whole globe. It is the diamond that is large and is off 5.11 carats. It was first found in Brazil in 1990 and was originally cut in the triangular shape that was amazing for the people. Bahia Emerald, The world`s largest: Bahia Emerald is one of the largest emeralds in the whole globe and is very difficult to find as well. It is only found in Bahia State which is located in Brazil. It was first discovered right after the flood which was Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Then in 2008 it was reportedly stolen in Los Angeles of California. The value of the stone was estimated to be $400 million but still the exact value is not determined in the universe. World most expensive gemstone per carat sold at auction: This gemstone is considered as the unique ones in the whole globe. It is a blue diamond that is an expensive one and flawless one that was recognized in 2007. It is a 6.04 carat diamond that was sold with the value of $7.98 million in the auction of Hong Kong. The price of this diamond was estimated to $1.32 million for each carat. Massive Uncut 478-carat diamond: It is very massive diamond which is of 478 carats that was mainly found in Letseng Mine which is located in the small kingdom of South Africa. It is considered as the rough diamond that is considered as the 20th largest diamond found in the whole world. This stone has a small size rough stone that has the total value of $12 million. It is an uncut diamond that is then polished and made much attractive one. Ethereal Carolina Divine, The largest cut Paraiba tourmaline: Ethereal Caroline is the gemstone that is owned by the Montreal Financier Vincent Boucher, which is very large of 192 carats that has the value of $25 million and $125 million as well. It has set many records for the largest one in Paraiba. It is considered as the rarest gemstone in the universe which is now showcased at Elite Jewelers. The Graff Pink, Most expensive pink diamond of the world: Laurence Graff is considered as the best dealer in the earth of diamonds and gems. In 2010, their reputation was much right after purchasing the rare pink colored diamond of 24.78 carats. He is also named as the Richest living buyer of Britain. Laurence Graff is a very rich person who owns 5 luxurious houses and a private yacht as well. World Biggest Pearl: In 2010, the world largest pearl was displayed for the people in South Africa. The total weight of this pearl was 6 tonnes and the diameter of the pearl was estimated to be 1.6 meters and is still considered as the largest discovered pearl in the world and is value was estimated to be $301 million. Dom Pedro, World largest Aquamarine Gem: Dom Pedro is large aquamarine gemstone in the world. It was kept in an exhibition conducted in Washington where all rare and beautiful diamonds of the world were displayed. It was discovered from Brazil in 1980 and is now displayed at the National Museum of the world. The Millennium, A football size Sapphire: As the name of the gemstone shows that it is very large one that is a football sized and has a strong historical value in the world. It was then available for sale at the high price of $180 million. It was designed by an Italian designer Alessio Boschi and very genius person of the world that deals in precious stones. Koh-I-Noor diamond, A British crown jewel: Koh-I-Noor diamond is very famous diamond in the world everyone is aware of its name. It is also considered as the largest diamond, and it belongs to India. It is still in the hands of Royal Family of Britain, and they have made it part of their precious crown. At that time, the weight of this stone was almost 186 carats. Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/Travel-Update-1990524821216177/ Twitter ► https://twitter.com/travelupdate30 Google+ ► https://plus.google.com/115567350396613207532 Please Like & Subscribe Travel Update https://youtu.be/crAQRZk_B9Y
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BOOSTING DIAMOND MINING IN CANADA'S NORTH - Clip 3
 
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Geochemist Graham Pearson, from the University of Alberta, reveals the science behind prospecting for this precious resource. In this clip, Pearson explains how diamond prospectors use indicator minerals to find new deposits. This video clip is part of a larger story. Click on the link to learn more: http://www.innovation.ca/en/ResearchInAction/OutcomeStory/BoostingdiamondmininginCanada%E2%80%99snorth
Rio Tinto Unearths Australia's Largest Rare Pink Diamond(Jubilee) At Argyle Mine
 
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http://RareInvestment.com - An Australian mining company says it has found a 12.76-carat pink diamond, the largest rough pink diamond found in the country. The rare diamond was found at Rio Tinto's Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia's East Kimberly region.Estimated to be worth millions, it has been named the Argyle Pink Jubilee, and is being cut and polished in Perth.It will be sold later this year after being shown around the world, including in New York and Hong Kong.The process of polishing and cutting, which began in Perth on Tuesday, is expected to take about 10 days. The diamond will then be graded by a team of international experts.More than 90% of the pink diamonds in the world come from the Argyle mine, a Rio Tinto statement said.The Argyle Pink Jubilee is a light pink diamond, the company said. It is similar in colour to The Williamson Pink - the diamond found in Tanzania that Queen Elizabeth II received as a wedding gift and which was subsequently set into a brooch for her coronation.A Rio Tinto spokesperson said that a diamond of this calibre was ''unprecedented''.''It has taken 26 years of Argyle production to unearth this stone and we may never see one like this again,'' said Argyle Pink Diamonds Manager Josephine Johnson.In 2010, a rare 24.78-carat "fancy intense pink" diamond was sold for a record-breaking $46 million (£29m), the highest price ever paid for a jewel, to a well-known British dealer at an auction in Geneva.That diamond had been in a private collection for 60 years.
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World's Most Amazing - Biggest Holes on Earth
 
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Thanks for watching. Please rate, comment, share and subscribe if u like my videos. Music: BO Crew - WHEN THE SKY TURNS BLUE 1. The Great Blue Hole The Great Blue Hole is a large underwater sinkhole off the coast of Belize. It is a remarkable creation of nature. The Great Blue Hole is one of the world's most recognizable natural wonder. It is believed the hole is the world's largest sea-hole. It is about 125 meters deep and its diameter is about 300 meters wide. It has been created as a cause of sea level increase about 65,000 years ago. It was formed during several episodes of Quaternary glaciation when sea levels were much lower. The analysis of stalactites found in Great Blue Hole shows that formation has taken place 153,000, 66,000, 60,000, and 15,000 years ago. As the ocean began to rise again, the caves were flooded. 2. The Diavik Mine The Diavik Mine is a mine in the Northwest Territory of Canada. This mine was opened in 2003 and it produces 8 million carats or about 1,600 kg (3500 lb) of diamonds every year. It has become an important part of the regional economy, employing 700 people. Diavik Diamond Mine goes to 240 meters below the surface. 3. Guatemala City Sinkhole In 2007 Guatemala got one of the biggest holes in the world. At first they believed that the hole has been the consequence of rain during the tropical storm Agatha. Later they discovered that this hole was caused by humans. According to Sam Bonis, a geologist at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, who is currently living in Guatemala City, a burst sewer pipe or storm drain probably hollowed out the underground cavity. The Guatemala City sinkhole, estimated to be 18 meters (60 feet) wide and 100 meters (300 feet) deep, appears to have been triggered by the deluge from tropical storm Agatha. 4. Udachnaya pipe Udachnaya pipe is a diamond deposit in the Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field in Sakha Republic, Russia.It is an open-pit mine, and is located just outside the Arctic circle. Udachnaya pipe is more than 600 meters (1,970 ft) deep, which makes it the 3rd deepest open-pit mine in the world. Since 2010,Udachnaya pipe has been controlled by Russian diamond company Alrosa. 5. The Bingham Canyon Mine The Bingham Canyon Mine is an open-pit mining operation extracting a large porphyry copper deposit southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, in the Oquirrh Mountains. The Bingham Canyon pit is now 2.5 miles wide and very deep.The mine has been in production since 1906, and has resulted in the creation of a pit over 1.2 km (0.75 miles) deep, 4 km (2.5 miles) wide, and covering 7.7 km² (1,900 acres). 6. The Mirny Diamond Mine, Russia Mir Mine which is also called Mirny Mine is an open pit diamond mine located in Mirny, Eastern Siberia, Russia. The mine is 525 meters (1,722 ft) deep and has a diameter of 1,200 m (3,900 ft), and is the second largest excavated hole in the world, after Bingham Canyon Mine. 7. Chuquicamata, Copper Mine, Chile Chuquicamata is also one of the biggest open pit copper mine in the world, located in the north of Chile, 215 km northeast of Antofagasta and 1,240 km north of the capital, Santiago. Its depth of 850 meters (2,790 ft) makes it one of the deepest open-pit mine in the world. It's an industry that has begun since 1882, although it started operating properly in 1911 when US capitals finished its construction. Today, the production reaches the 630 tons of fine copper every year. 8. The Monticello Dam, Napa County, California, US Located at the Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Northern California, this gigantic drain acts as the lake's spillway. This place also known as "Glory Hole" reaches capacity, the spillway swallows water at a rate of 48,800 cubic feet per second, emptying about 700 feet away through an enormous concrete pipe. 9. Kimberley Diamond Mine, South Africa Kimberley is a city in South Africa and the capital of the Northern Cape. It is located near the confluence of the Vaal and Orange Rivers. Originally the hole was 240 meters deep, but after it has been abandoned it was used to throw debris in. The underground Kimberly Mine was mined to a depth of 1097 meters. The mine is closed 1914. Approximately since 1871 until 1914, 22,5 million tons of earth were moved. Today, the Big Hole is about 215 meters deep, but 40 meters of ground water leave only 175 meters visible. 10. Darvaza Gas Crater -- The Door to Hell Derweze is a Turkmenistan village of about 350 inhabitants, located in the middle of the Karakum desert, about 260 km north from Ashgabat. Darvaza Gas Crater or the "Door to Hell" named by a localist is a 328 feet wide hole. This hole has been on fire, continuously, for the last 38 years.
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Sparkling Arkansas Mineral Green Wavellite
 
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Earth's Extremes - Volcanoes in South and Western Australia
 
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Thanks for watching.... Mount Burr, South Australia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Burr,_South_Australia Mount Gambier (volcano) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Gambier_(volcano) Mount Schank https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Schank Newer Volcanics Province https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newer_Volcanics_Province Mount Miurhead Western Australia --------------------- Argyle diamond mine https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argyle_diamond_mine Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_volcanoes_in_Australia Music: Big Sky,Silent Partner; YouTube Audio Library A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary mass object, such as the Earth, which allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. Earth's volcanoes occur because the planet's crust is broken into 17 major, rigid tectonic plates that float on a hotter, softer layer in the Earth's mantle. Therefore, on Earth, volcanoes are generally found where tectonic plates are diverging or converging. For example, a mid-oceanic ridge, such as the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, has volcanoes caused by divergent tectonic plates pulling apart; the Pacific Ring of Fire has volcanoes caused by convergent tectonic plates coming together. Volcanoes can also form where there is stretching and thinning of the crust's interior plates, e.g., in the East African Rift and the Wells Gray-Clearwater volcanic field and Rio Grande Rift in North America. This type of volcanism falls under the umbrella of "plate hypothesis" volcanism. Volcanism away from plate boundaries has also been explained as mantle plumes. These so-called "hotspots", for example Hawaii, are postulated to arise from upwelling diapirs with magma from the core–mantle boundary, 3,000 km deep in the Earth. Volcanoes are usually not created where two tectonic plates slide past one another. Erupting volcanoes can pose many hazards, not only in the immediate vicinity of the eruption. One such hazard is that volcanic ash can be a threat to aircraft, in particular those with jet engines where ash particles can be melted by the high operating temperature; the melted particles then adhere to the turbine blades and alter their shape, disrupting the operation of the turbine. Large eruptions can affect temperature as ash and droplets of sulfuric acid obscure the sun and cool the Earth's lower atmosphere (or troposphere); however, they also absorb heat radiated up from the Earth, thereby warming the upper atmosphere (or stratosphere). Historically, so-called volcanic winters have caused catastrophic famines. At the mid-oceanic ridges, two tectonic plates diverge from one another as new oceanic crust is formed by the cooling and solidifying of hot molten rock. Because the crust is very thin at these ridges due to the pull of the tectonic plates, the release of pressure leads to adiabatic expansion and the partial melting of the mantle, causing volcanism and creating new oceanic crust. Most divergent plate boundaries are at the bottom of the oceans; therefore, most volcanic activity is submarine, forming new seafloor. Black smokers (also known as deep sea vents) are an example of this kind of volcanic activity. Where the mid-oceanic ridge is above sea-level, volcanic islands are formed, for example, Iceland. Subduction zones are places where two plates, usually an oceanic plate and a continental plate, collide. In this case, the oceanic plate subducts, or submerges under the continental plate forming a deep ocean trench just offshore. In a process called flux melting, water released from the subducting plate lowers the melting temperature of the overlying mantle wedge, creating magma. This magma tends to be very viscous due to its high silica content, so often does not reach the surface and cools at depth. When it does reach the surface, a volcano is formed. Typical examples of this kind of volcano are Mount Etna and the volcanoes in the Pacific Ring of Fire. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcano
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