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Diamond from
Cullinan mine (Premier Mine), Cullinan, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africa

Locality type:Mine
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Dana 7:I:150; Mining Ann. Review (1985):147; Rocks & Min.: 21:199; 23:608; Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Jan 1948)..; Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2104, South Africa; Viljoen, K. S., Harris, J. W., Ivanic, T., Richardson, S. H., & Gray, K. (2014). Trace element chemistry of peridotitic garnets in diamonds from the Premier (Cullinan) and Finsch kimberlites, South Africa: Contrasting styles of mantle metasomatism. Lithos, 208, 1-15.; Fabrizio Nestola, Nester Korolev, Maya Kopylova, Nicola Rotiroti, Graham Pearson, Martha Pamato, Matteo Alvaro, Luca Peruzzo (2018) First natural CaSiO3 perovskite inclusion within a diamond from Cullinan kimberlite. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 379
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diamond data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cullinan mine (Premier Mine), Cullinan, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africa
Nearest other occurrences of Diamond
185.7km (115.4 miles) A Helam Mine, Swartruggens, Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
232.1km (144.2 miles) B Voorspoed Mine, Kroonstad, Fezile Dabi District, Free State, South Africa
242.0km (150.4 miles) C Crown Mine (Lace Mine), Kroonstad, Fezile Dabi District, Free State, South Africa
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