Cullinan diamond: Cullinan diamond,, world's largest gem diamond, which weighed about 3,106 carats in rough form when found in 1905 at the Premier mine in Transvaal, S.Af. Named for Sir Thomas Cullinan, who had discovered the mine three years earlier, the colourless stone was purchased by the Transvaal government
Underground Mine Tours Cullinan Underground Tour of the Famous Cullinan Diamond Mine. Opened in 1903 the famous Cullinan Mine went underground in 1945 when the mine was re-opened. Recently the mine started a programme to increase the depth of the mine to 1000 metres, at present the mine production level i
April is almost over, but I feel like I would be remiss to let this diamond birthstone month pass without mentioning perhaps the most famous diamond ever discovered, the Cullinan diamond. The Cullinan diamond was discovered at a mine in the area that was known as the Transvaal in South Afr
Feb 22, 2018· The Petra diamond mine, located in the village of Cullinan, offers both surface and underground tours. It is definitely worthwhile. Interesting, and the only place in the world where one can tour a working diamond mine, the deepest diamond mine in the world, source of the world's biggest diamonds ...