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Location of Kimberley Diamond Discovery

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Diamonds were discovered in South Africa near the confluence of the Orange and Vaal Rivers.  The area was soon called Kimberley. 

Stakeholders, hoping to make their fortunes, began to dig a huge hole in the Earth as they searched for the precious gems.


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