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The diamond mines of South Africa

Gardner Fred Williams

The diamond mines of South Africa

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Published by B. F. Buck & company in New York .
Written in English

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  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Diamond mines and mining -- South Africa

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gardner F. Williams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN991 .W5 1906
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6758933M
      LC Control Number31014702
      OCLC/WorldCa5343937


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Book Description Written by the first general manager of De Beers Consolidated Mines, this impressively detailed study describes the discovery of diamonds in South Africa and the development of mines and methods of mining in that country.

First published inThe Diamond Mines contains over : Gardner Williams. /books/gardner-williams-the-diamond-mines-of-south-africa-I/gardner-williams-the-diamond-mines-of-south-africa-I CHAPTER IV: THE DISCOVERY OF THE FIRST DIAMOND NEARLY two hundred years had passed since the memorable expedition of van der Stel made known to geographers the Groote River, which, a hundred years later, was christened the Orange.

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First published inthis work opens with a chapter on notable historical diamonds, and goes on to describe the initial discovery of diamonds in South Africa, the development of mines, the mining methods adopted, the welfare of the miners and a history of the whole diamond-producing by: The Diamond Mines Of South Africa, Volume 2 Hardcover – August 8, by Gardner Fred Williams (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Finished. The diamond mines of South Africa. (2) If it be true that a genuine diamond, bearing the engraved head of the philosopher Posidonius, exists in the collection of the Duke of Bedford, as reported by Streeter, (3) this is a solitary instance, so far as is known, of the application of engraving to this adamantine surface at a date probably prior to the birth of Christ, for.

South Africa - South Africa - Diamonds, gold, and imperialist intervention (–): South Africa experienced a transformation betweenwhen the diamond rush to Kimberley began, andwhen the South African War ended.

Midway between these dates, inthe world’s largest goldfields were discovered on the Witwatersrand. As the predominantly agrarian societies of European. Buy The Diamond Mines of South Africa; Volume 1 by Gardner Fred Williams online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now. First published inthis work opens with a chapter on notable historical diamonds, and goes on to describe the initial discovery of diamonds in South Africa, the development of mines, the mining methods adopted, the welfare of the miners and a history of the whole diamond Author: Gardner F.

Williams. The Diamond Mines of South Africa Some Account of Their Rise and Development Williams, Gardner F. Published by The MacMillan Company, New York (). Diamond Land book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ayize goes to work in the diamond mines of South Africa and learns that 4/5.

Diamond mines and mining -- South Africa Publisher New York, B. Buck & company Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English Volume 1Pages: Mines and mineral resources -- South Africa; South Africa; Filed under: Diamond mines and mining -- South Africa.

The Diamond Fields of Southern Africa (Johannesburg: The Transvaal Leader, ), by Percy A. Wagner (page images at HathiTrust) Diamond Mines of South Africa (2 volumes; New York: B. Buck and Co., ), by Gardner Fred Williams.

The marvellous mines of Kimberley, South Africa. This is an original article from the Penny Pictorial Magazine, Published by Penny Pictorial Magazine (). The Diamond Mines of South Africa: Some Account of Their Rise and Development, Volume 1 Selection of titles from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture The Diamond Mines of South Africa: Some Account of Their Rise and Development, Gardner Fred Williams: Author: Gardner Fred Williams: Publisher: Macmillan, Original from.

Diamond Mining | Famous Diamonds | Diamonds Through The Ages. The story of diamonds in South Africa begins between December and February when year-old Erasmus Jacobs found a transparent rock on his father’s farm, on the south bank of the Orange River.

Over the next few years, South Africa yielded more diamonds than India had in. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The diamond mines of South Africa by Gardner Fred Williams,Macmillan edition, in Pages: Diamonds are also mined alluvially over disperse areas, where diamonds have been eroded out of the ground, deposited, and concentrated by water or weather action.

There is also at least one example of a heritage diamond mine (Crater of Diamonds State Park). The Diamond Fields of South Africa, G.J. Nathan, Longman’s Magazine, pp. (). The author discusses the development of the diamond mines near Kimberley.

The author discusses the development of the diamond mines near Kimberley. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Williams, Gardner Fred, Diamond mines of South Africa.

New York, B.F. Buck, (DLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, Gardner Fred, Diamond mines of South Africa.

New York, B.F. Buck, (OCoLC)   Diamond mines and mining -- South Africa Publisher New York, The Macmillan Company; London, Macmillan & Co., ltd. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language EnglishPages: Mendelssohn, South African Bibliography, Volume 2, page\'The author of this historical and practical account of the diamond industry, and especially of the South African diamond mines, was for many years the general manager of the De Beers Consolidated Mines, a gigantic undertaking founded by the late Cecil John Rhodes.

THE DIAMOND MINES OF SOUTH AFRICA. rather complicated calculation and peculiar to the diamond dealer's trade, but the base estimates above stated may be useful to a purchaser in guessing or approximating market Head frame, Wesselton shaft, Kimberley.

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Buck Collection Wellesley_College_Library; blc; americana Digitizing sponsor Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries. Diamond and gold production are now well down from their peaks, though South Africa is still number 5 in gold but remains a cornucopia of mineral riches.

It is the world's largest producer of chrome, manganese, platinum, vanadium and vermiculite. It is the second largest producer of ilmenite, palladium.

Nearly pages long, The Diamond Mines of South Africa contains over illustrations and maps. A life-long friend of Cecil Rhodes, Garner F. Williams (–) was the first general manager of the De Beers Consolidated Mines, which once produced 95% of the diamond yield of the world. The Diamond Mines of South Africa; Volume 1 Gardner Fred Williams This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work is in the public domain in the United States of America. The following is a list of notable works of fiction which are set in South Africa: Age of Iron by J.M. Coetzee. Karoo Boy by Troy Blacklaws.

Burger's Daughter by Nadine Gordimer. The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer. Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful by Alan Paton. Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton. Too Late the Phalarope by Alan Paton. The African mine currently ranks as the fourth largest diamond mine in the world.

The open-pit mine has an expected mining life of 30 years and is operated by Sociedade Mineira de Catoca. The mine has a reputation for producing an estimated 7 million carats each year. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, Gardner Fred, Diamond mines of South Africa.

New York, Macmillan Co.; London, Macmillan & Co., In he published the comprehensive tome "The Diamond Mines of South Africa; some account of their rise and development" (NY: Macmillan Co, ) with later revised editions inand comprising 2 volumes.

This work is still considered an important authoritative source today, with most of its copies being housed in various university libraries of the : Gardner Frederick Williams, Ma. Buy The Diamond Mines of South Africa by Williams, Gardner Fred (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1).

The Diamond Mines of South Africa Some Account of Their Rise and Development (Book): Williams, Gardner Fred. Shows how gold and diamonds are extracted from the earth and processed in the province of Transvaal in South Africa. Pictures gold mining operations at the Joch Mine near Johannesburg and diamond mining operations at the Premier Mine in the town of Cullinan.

Includes street scenes of Johannesburg and of Kimberley, the center of the world's largest diamond mining operations. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Sermon Podcast Pauping Off Daily Chapel Full text of "The diamond mines of South Africa". Occurrence of Diamonds in South Africa, with the Method of their Extraction as Adopted by the DeBeers Diamond Mines, L.J. Abrahams, Journal of the Canadian Mining Institute, Vol.

5, pp.(). The author describes the method of recovering diamonds from kimberlite pipes. The Diamond Mines.

Page 1 of 7. More Books. More by this Author. Not very long after this a very exciting thing happened.

Not only Sara, but the entire school, found it exciting, and made it the chief subject of conversation for weeks after it occurred. In one .The Big Hole diamond mine: This is a photo of "The Big Hole" diamond mine in Kimberley, South Africa.

The mine was started in and closed in Thousands of workers toiled to excavate the acre open pit portion of this mine by hand to a depth of nearly feet. It is considered to be the largest hand-dug excavation in the world.Crater of Diamonds State Park. This diamond mine is located near Murfreesboro, a fee of a few dollars you can enter the mine, search all day and keep any diamonds that you find.

In addition to diamonds, you might find one of the many colorful gemstones that occur naturally there. These include: amethyst, agate, jasper, garnet, peridot, hematite and many others.