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Diamond rush

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A diamond rush is a period of feverish migration of workers to an area that has had a discovery of diamonds. [1]

15 relations: Big Hole, Canada, Charles E. Fipke, Diamond, German South West Africa, Ghost town, Gold rush, Grasplatz, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Lac de Gras, Lüderitz, Northwest Territories, South Africa, South West Africa, Union of South Africa.

Big Hole

The Big Hole, Open Mine, Kimberley Mine or Tim Kuilmine (Groot Gat) is an open-pit and underground mine in Kimberley, South Africa, and claimed to be the largest hole excavated by hand, although this claim is disputed.

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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Charles E. Fipke

Charles Edgar "Chuck" Fipke (born 1946) is a Canadian geologist and prospector who discovered the existence of diamonds around Lac de Gras in Canada's Northwest Territories.

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Diamond is a solid form of carbon with a diamond cubic crystal structure.

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German South West Africa

German South West Africa (Deutsch-Südwestafrika) was a colony of the German Empire from 1884 until 1919.

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Ghost town

A ghost town is an abandoned village, town, or city, usually one that contains substantial visible remains.

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Gold rush

A gold rush is a new discovery of gold—sometimes accompanied by other precious metals and rare earth minerals—that brings an onrush of miners seeking their fortune.

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Grasplatz (grass place) is a defunct railway station in the south of Namibia on the decommissioned Aus–Lüderitz line.

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Kimberley, Northern Cape

Kimberley is the capital and largest city of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

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Lac de Gras

Lac de Gras is a lake approximately north east of Yellowknife, in the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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Lüderitz is a harbour town in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on one of the least hospitable coasts in Africa.

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Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories (NT or NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO; Athabaskan languages: Denendeh; Inuinnaqtun: Nunatsiaq; Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ) is a federal territory of Canada.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South West Africa

South West Africa (Suidwes-Afrika; Zuidwest-Afrika; Südwestafrika) was the name for modern-day Namibia when it was subsumed under South Africa, from 1915 to 1990.

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Union of South Africa

The Union of South Africa (Unie van Zuid-Afrika, Unie van Suid-Afrika) is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_rush

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