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Kollur Mine, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, Indiai
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Kollur MineMine
Guntur DistrictDistrict
Andhra PradeshState

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
16° 43' 0'' North , 80° 1' 59'' East
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Nearest Settlements:
Jaggayyapeta41,180 (2014)20.9km
Nandigāma38,219 (2015)27.6km
Kodār59,170 (2014)32.1km
Sattenapalle53,603 (2015)38.1km

"Kollur Mine (Persian: Gani Coulour) was a series of gravel-clay pits on the south bank of the River Krishna in the Golconda (present-day Andhra Pradesh), India. It is thought to have produced many large diamonds that are or have been a part of crown jewels. The mine was established in the 16th century and operated until the 19th century." [Wikipedia]

Not to be confused with Kollur, a village famous for its brick industry: https://www.mindat.org/loc-311537.html

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1 valid mineral.

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Formula: C
Reference: O'Neil, P. (1983) Planet Earth - Gemstones. Time-Life Books, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 176 pages.; Durnez, E. (2008) Antwerpen, zuivere diamant. Het dagelijkse leven in de "Diamond Square Mile". Book&Media Publishing, 156 pp. (in Dutch).

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O'Neil, P. (1983) Gemstones (Planet Earth Series). Time Life Education, 176 pp.
Durnez, E. (2008) Antwerpen, zuivere diamant. Het dagelijkse leven in de "Diamond Square Mile". Book&Media Publishing, 156 pp. (in Dutch).

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