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|Tuesday, 18 September 2007|
thought to be the largest brown diamond in the world and was exhibited along with many other notable Diamonds in the "De Beers Hall" of the mining museum in 1971.
East Oubangui. A diamond-producing region within the Central African Republic. Total annual production in recent years has been between 30,000 and 50,000 carats. The producing companies are Societe Miniere du Intercoloniale (SMI), Societe Miniere du Zamza, and Societe Miniere de I'Est Oubangui (SMEO).
Ebenhauzer Mine. A minor diamond pipe mine in the Koffiefontein area, Orange Free State, Republic of South Africa.
eclogite (ek"-low-jite). A pyroxene-garnet rock that is sometimes found in the South African diamond pipes. It is possible that diamond crystallized originally in eclogite.
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