The alluvial-diamond fields of the western Transvaal
Read Online

The alluvial-diamond fields of the western Transvaal

  • 736 Want to read
  • ·
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg .
Written in English


  • Diamonds - South Africa

Book details:

Edition Notes


The Physical Object
Pagination13 p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22048846M

Download The alluvial-diamond fields of the western Transvaal


The author describes some of the individuals involved with the early history of the diamond fields. Alluvial Diamond-Diggers in South Africa, S.P. Joubert, South African Journal of Industries, Vol. 4, No. 8, pp. (). This article reviews the types of alluvial diamond deposits and how they are . The nature of the alluvial diamond deposits of the Ventersdorp district, Northwest province, South Africa The alluvial diamond fields of the North W est Province. south- Western Transvaal. When and by whom was a Diamond V T shotgun? 'Alluvial diamond occurrences of the western and southwestern Transvaal' -- subject(s): Diamond deposits 'The alluvial-diamond fields of the. The discovery of diamonds in the Cape Colony, South Africa, radically modified not only the world’s supply of diamonds but also the conception of them. As annual world diamond production increased more than tenfold in the following 10 years, a once extremely rare material became accessible to Western society with its growing wealth.

On alluvial diamond deposits, such studies will overcapitalise the project. Far more realistic for alluvial diamond deposits of all types are inferred and indicated resources, even a probable reserve, if absolutely required. 1. INTRODUCTION Evaluation of alluvial diamond deposits is File Size: KB.   Marshall, T.R., Alluvial diamond occurrences of the western and south western Transvaal – a compilation of production data. Economic Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Information Circular, no. Google ScholarCited by: 2. The Tollhouse at the bridge houses the interesting Barkly West Museum which is a treasure trove of information about the early history of alluvial diamond mining in South Africa. In town, St Mary was the first Anglican Church of the diamond fields was built in Barkly West still holds its . Cloth. With many illustrations and 18 coloured plates by Chas.E. Peers. XIII,,(10) pp. Published by the Authority of the Administration of the Southern African Railways and Harbours. -1 The Victoria falls, 2 Zimbabwe, the temple of mystery, 3 The Rand goldfields, 4 the Premier mine, 5 The alluvial diamond fields, 6 The Bushmen, 7 The Cango.

Unemployment and relief measures during the Great Depression() Article (PDF Available) in Kleio 26(1) May with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Anthony Minnaar. PROLOGUE: THE DIAMOND INVENTION PROLOGUE: THE DIAMOND INVENTION In Japan, the matrimonial custom had survived feudal revolutions, world wars, industrialization and even the American occupation. Up until the midos, Japanese parents arranged proper marriages for their children through trusted 'intermediaries. The ceremony was then consummated, according to Shinto law, by . Lichtenburg Digging Museum depicts the alluvial diamond diggings of this region since , then the richest public diggings in the world. The biggest pure red diamond (pigeon blood red) in the world was found in Bakerville is 18 km from Lichtenburg on the road to Zeerust; this is the richest public diggings ever mined. Full text of "S.A. mining and engineering journal" See other formats.