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DICORWAF. Abbreviation for diamond Corporation West africa, Ltd. Licensed exporter of Sierra Leone Diamonds and managing agents of GDO.

Dievedraai. A minor alluvial dia­mond deposit in the Schweizer Reneke area, Transvaal Province, Republic of South Africa. The present-day yield from this digging is negligible.

dike (or dyke). When a fissure cut­ting across the bedding planes of ear­lier rocks is filled by igneous rock, it is called a dike. Diamonds are some­times found in dikes of kimberlite. DIMINCO. See national diamond min­ing COMPANY (SIERRA LEONE), LTD.

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