Everybody loves a diamond, who doesn’t? But some diamonds are spectacular in size, color and shape. One diamond in particular changed the diamond mining industry and South Africa forever! A simple shiny pebble found by a young boy turned into a monster diamond! The little pebble led explores and miners to South Africa that revolutionized the industry! Take a quick read and learn about the Eureka!

“The year 1866 marked a phenomenal turning point in the history of South Africa, for it was during that year that the first diamond, the famous 21¼-ct Eureka diamond, was discovered in the vicinity of the Orange river.”

Read More at: Mining Weekly

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