• Diamond Mining - How are diamonds mined and formed? Documentary Film

    Diamond Mining - How are diamonds mined and formed? Documentary Film In mineralogy, diamond is a metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are organized in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice. Ruby is less secure than graphite, yet the conversion rate from ruby to graphite is negligible at typical problems. Diamond is renowned as a material with outstanding physical high qualities, the majority of which stem from the strong covalent bonding between its atoms. Specifically, ruby has the highest solidity and thermal conductivity of any type of mass material. Those properties figure out the major industrial application of diamond in cutting and polishing tools and the scientific applications in diamond blades and ruby anvil cells. A...

    published: 02 Mar 2015
  • Diamond Hill Mine Documented Crystal Pocket Dec. 2015

    This video is only intended for people with the crystals from this pocket, thats why the video is a bit boring and I'm numbering all the pieces. All the piece from this pocket has been sold or given away, but I have several more pockets available in the future like this. Please visit http://stores.ebay.com/ultrarocks to purchase crystals I've found

    published: 28 Mar 2016
  • Diamond Mining in Sierra Leone

    This is a movie about diamond mining in Sierra Leone. Since the brutal civil war the Sierra Leone diamond industry is known as the source for the so called "Blood Diamonds". Diamonds that were mined under forced condition and traded on the illegal markets to purchase weapons. More than 10 years after the war, entrepreneurs rehabilitating the mining sector; for more traceability and fair prices paid to the miners. For more infos check out the upcoming homepage: www.smc-sl.com

    published: 30 Jun 2012
  • How Do They Mine Diamonds?

    HOW DO THEY DO IT? Mondays 9:30p on Science In the world of diamond mining, everything starts with a bang. Thousands of tons of rock are blasted each day in order to reach diamonds that form 93 miles below ground. Watch full episodes of your favorite Science shows: http://www.sciencechannelgo.com We rarely consider many of the objects that make up the modern world--elevators, carpets, helicopters, breast implants, street lights, and more. Go behind the scenes to do the things, and make the things that form the modern world. Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out the all new Seeker.com: http://www.seeker.com/

    published: 29 Aug 2016
  • Diamond Mining: Inside Earth's Gigantic Holes

    Oct.2 (Bloomberg) -- From detonation to diamonds. Alrosa is the world's largest diamond producer you've never heard of, and Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote been given exclusive, unprecedented access. -- Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of global importance. It is available in more than 310 million households worldwide and reaches the most affluent and influential viewers in terms of household income, asset value and education levels. With production hubs in London, New York and Hong Kong, the network provides 24-hour continuous coverage of the people, companies and ideas that move the markets.

    published: 02 Oct 2013
  • Diamond Mining in Arkansas: 12-Year-Old Finds 5.16-Carat Diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds

    Diamond found by Michael Dettlaff in Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds may be worth thousands of dollars. For more on this story, click here: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/55-carat-diamond-temporary-view-nyc-19651103

    published: 12 Aug 2013
  • 6 Most Valuable Gemstones Ever Found

    These gemstones are the most valuable ever found. Surprisingly it's not just expensive diamonds that made the list! Ever heard of jadeite for instance...? Subscribe to World5List http://goo.gl/cpJSA6 Find us on... -- http://www.boredbadger.com -- http://www.facebook.com/world5list Have you ever dug up your garden only to uncover a ten thousand dollar diamond? Us either. While that’s unlikely to happen to the average Joe, it’s definitely happened. Join us as we unearth some of the most valuable gemstones that were found in the most peculiar ways! Rare Gem or Paperweight? Imagine you were attending a garage sale or a comic-con convention and you saw a stack of money being used as a paperweight. A bit ridiculous, right? Well that’s kind of what happened to mineral dealer Morgan Sonsthage...

    published: 26 Nov 2016
  • Diamond Mining in Panna, India

    A brief tour of the complex organisation of diamond mining in central India

    published: 26 Nov 2016
  • The beginning of a little Herkimer Diamond pocket.

    via YouTube Capture

    published: 14 Jun 2014
  • The Start of the 2016 Herkimer Diamond Mining Season

    published: 02 Jan 2016
  • Diamond Mining Village

    Jessica Kumari visits a diamond mining village in Sierra Leone. For more Channel One News updates subscribe to Channel One News: https://www.youtube.com/user/ChannelOneNews Visit the Channel One News Website: http://www.channelone.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChannelOneNews/ Twitter: @ChannelOneNews Instagram: @channelonenews Channel One News is the leading news program for young people across the country. Now in its 27th season, the dynamic, daily news show covers domestic and international news stories from a relevant young person’s perspective. Teachers: For daily, supplementary curriculum content tied to each day’s show and access to our video library of more than 2,200 videos, head over to http://www.channelone.com/subscribe/.

    published: 06 May 2010
  • Best Herkimer Diamond Find Ever By American Geode

    Mining for the New York state mineral Herkimer Diamond, and we hit the jackpot. Contact us at http://www.americangeode.com/events.php for more photos, stories, and gem and mineral show announcements and news. Now the source and formation of Herkimer Diamonds is of particular interest to us here at American Geode because the Herkimer Diamond was formed in "pockets" not unlike the pockets that formed geodes. Most quartz crystals grow, over the course of millions of years attached to a matrix, attached to the surrounding rock or stone. So in those formations only one end of the quartz crystal grows to its point. With Herkimer Diamonds forming inside pockets, freed from the surrounding matrix stone, they grow points on both ends. The Herkimer Diamond began forming nearly 500 million years ago...

    published: 26 May 2014
  • Diamond mining South Africa

    Charley Boorman: Africa adventure

    published: 12 Jul 2013
  • diamond mining in Sierra Leone

    Alluvial diamond mining is a big business in the west-african country of Sierra Leone. Want to have diamond or other mining equipment and spares? For more information: info@kraftig.co.za / +27 11 472 0460 Those precious stone miners do not have a lot of equipment. Used mining equipment can help them. Some mining equipment components are manufactured in South Africa. Refurbishing second hand mining equipment for Sierra Leone and any other African country.

    published: 14 Feb 2011
  • Diamond Mining - How are diamonds mined and formed Full Documentary Video!

    published: 16 Feb 2016
  • BLOOD DIAMONDS--The True Story.

    Blood Diamonds, The True Story Documentary of Sierra Leone, Angola, and the Republic of the Congo.

    published: 24 Dec 2011
Diamond Mining - How are diamonds mined and formed? Documentary Film

Diamond Mining - How are diamonds mined and formed? Documentary Film

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Diamond Mining - How are diamonds mined and formed? Documentary Film In mineralogy, diamond is a metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are organized in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice. Ruby is less secure than graphite, yet the conversion rate from ruby to graphite is negligible at typical problems. Diamond is renowned as a material with outstanding physical high qualities, the majority of which stem from the strong covalent bonding between its atoms. Specifically, ruby has the highest solidity and thermal conductivity of any type of mass material. Those properties figure out the major industrial application of diamond in cutting and polishing tools and the scientific applications in diamond blades and ruby anvil cells. As a result of its exceptionally stiff lattice, it could be polluted by really few kinds of contaminations, such as boron and nitrogen. Percentages of defects or impurities (concerning one per million of lattice atoms) shade ruby blue (boron), yellow (nitrogen), brownish (lattice problems), environment-friendly (radiation direct exposure), purple, pink, red or orange. Diamond also has reasonably high optical dispersion (ability to disperse light of various colors). WILD LIFE DOCUMENTARIES - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL89NZer-bHII0dQDT30T4lN6qGy8f3Ndm RELIGION DOCUMENTARY - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL89NZer-bHIIApKOXifEvgHoQxXeoewaR HISTORY DOCUMENTARY - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL89NZer-bHIIFtbbgSotwgkwCduxG1YlK ADVENTURE DOCUMENTARY - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL89NZer-bHIJ_fsqbIakXabFf44jPBm-E HEALTH AND MEDICINE DOCUMENTARY - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL89NZer-bHILBMJN0wvBfAsDVXzz0GEIH PEOPLE DOCUMENTARY - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL89NZer-bHILcEazOCor7wbrXTIn3gNkX TECHNOLOGY DOCUMENTARY - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL89NZer-bHIK8tVs-9jdosdco5hbQQl6n SUPERNATURAL DOCUMENTARY - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL89NZer-bHIIraIeCulhClPA004pED-Vg World Geographic Channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/TheWorldgeographicch Follow us : http://worldgeographicchannel.blogspot.com/ http://worlddocumentarychannel.blogspot.com/ http://documentarychannelhd.blogspot.com/ http://amazingdocumentaryfilms.blogspot.com/ http://topamazingdocumentaries.blogspot.com/ http://bestdocumentarychannel.blogspot.com/ http://top-documentaryfilms.blogspot.com/ Tags: Diamond Mines History, Diamond Mines Documentary, Diamond Mines Documentaries, Diamond Mines Full Documentary, Diamond Mines Documentary Films, History of Diamond Mines, Diamond Mines, The Diamond Mines History, The Diamond Mines Documentary, The Diamond Mines Documentaries, The Diamond Mines Full Documentary, The Diamond Mines Documentary Films, The History of Diamond Mines, The Diamond Mines,
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Diamond Hill Mine Documented Crystal Pocket Dec. 2015

Diamond Hill Mine Documented Crystal Pocket Dec. 2015

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This video is only intended for people with the crystals from this pocket, thats why the video is a bit boring and I'm numbering all the pieces. All the piece from this pocket has been sold or given away, but I have several more pockets available in the future like this. Please visit http://stores.ebay.com/ultrarocks to purchase crystals I've found
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Diamond Mining in Sierra Leone

Diamond Mining in Sierra Leone

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This is a movie about diamond mining in Sierra Leone. Since the brutal civil war the Sierra Leone diamond industry is known as the source for the so called "Blood Diamonds". Diamonds that were mined under forced condition and traded on the illegal markets to purchase weapons. More than 10 years after the war, entrepreneurs rehabilitating the mining sector; for more traceability and fair prices paid to the miners. For more infos check out the upcoming homepage: www.smc-sl.com
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How Do They Mine Diamonds?

How Do They Mine Diamonds?

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HOW DO THEY DO IT? Mondays 9:30p on Science In the world of diamond mining, everything starts with a bang. Thousands of tons of rock are blasted each day in order to reach diamonds that form 93 miles below ground. Watch full episodes of your favorite Science shows: http://www.sciencechannelgo.com We rarely consider many of the objects that make up the modern world--elevators, carpets, helicopters, breast implants, street lights, and more. Go behind the scenes to do the things, and make the things that form the modern world. Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out the all new Seeker.com: http://www.seeker.com/
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Diamond Mining: Inside Earth's Gigantic Holes

Diamond Mining: Inside Earth's Gigantic Holes

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Oct.2 (Bloomberg) -- From detonation to diamonds. Alrosa is the world's largest diamond producer you've never heard of, and Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote been given exclusive, unprecedented access. -- Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of global importance. It is available in more than 310 million households worldwide and reaches the most affluent and influential viewers in terms of household income, asset value and education levels. With production hubs in London, New York and Hong Kong, the network provides 24-hour continuous coverage of the people, companies and ideas that move the markets.
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Diamond Mining in Arkansas: 12-Year-Old Finds 5.16-Carat Diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds

Diamond Mining in Arkansas: 12-Year-Old Finds 5.16-Carat Diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds

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Diamond found by Michael Dettlaff in Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds may be worth thousands of dollars. For more on this story, click here: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/55-carat-diamond-temporary-view-nyc-19651103
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6 Most Valuable Gemstones Ever Found

6 Most Valuable Gemstones Ever Found

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These gemstones are the most valuable ever found. Surprisingly it's not just expensive diamonds that made the list! Ever heard of jadeite for instance...? Subscribe to World5List http://goo.gl/cpJSA6 Find us on... -- http://www.boredbadger.com -- http://www.facebook.com/world5list Have you ever dug up your garden only to uncover a ten thousand dollar diamond? Us either. While that’s unlikely to happen to the average Joe, it’s definitely happened. Join us as we unearth some of the most valuable gemstones that were found in the most peculiar ways! Rare Gem or Paperweight? Imagine you were attending a garage sale or a comic-con convention and you saw a stack of money being used as a paperweight. A bit ridiculous, right? Well that’s kind of what happened to mineral dealer Morgan Sonsthagen. Sonsthagen was attending the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show when he came across a table using a beautiful pinkish-orange rock as a paperweight. Diamond in the Rough During a dig in Russia’s Udachnaya diamond mine, miners discovered a rock with two unusual characteristics - a red and green hue and, oh, 30,000 miniature diamonds. Since the diamonds were so small, they couldn’t be made into jewelry, but the team donated it to science to see if someone could unearth how this rare stone came to be. Finders Keepers America hosts a few mining sites where amateur miners and tourists can search for precious gems. That’s just what Bobbie Oskarson did one day. Originating from Longmont, Colorado, this tourist took a trip to Arkansas, home of the Crater of Diamonds State Park. Turning Rocks into Riches One family of diggers turned their fun hobby into mind-blowing headlines. W. Renn Adams’s family took up the hobby of digging on the family farm to look for interesting, and hopefully valuable, gemstones. The hobby even turned into a business when the family charged the public to dig by hand in the 70s and 80s. After retiring, Adams continued the tradition, but like the generations before, he never found anything with real value. Historic Eruption While this next gemstone is not a huge money-maker due to its rarity, its unique discovery lead to the creation of a large niche in the gemstone market. Volcanoes are infamous for the damage they cause, but a volcanic eruption is what lead to the discovery of one of the most beautiful gemstones ever found. Mount St. Helens, located in Skamania County, Washington, was said to be a dormant volcano where tourists and locals like gather to gawk at its beauty. Big Beauty While the last five treasures we discussed were impressive, we’ve saved the best for last. Just this past October, the mother of all finds was unearthed in Burma. A team of government-employed Burmese miners were working in a mine in Kachin State and simply doing what miners do, searching for precious, valuable gemstones to bring to the man. That’s when they stumbled across a monster of a stone, which turned out to be a nearly 200-ton, 14-foot-high-by-19-foot-long beautiful jade boulder.
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Diamond Mining in Panna, India

Diamond Mining in Panna, India

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A brief tour of the complex organisation of diamond mining in central India
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The beginning of a little Herkimer Diamond pocket.

The beginning of a little Herkimer Diamond pocket.

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via YouTube Capture
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The Start of the 2016 Herkimer Diamond Mining Season

The Start of the 2016 Herkimer Diamond Mining Season

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Diamond Mining Village

Diamond Mining Village

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Jessica Kumari visits a diamond mining village in Sierra Leone. For more Channel One News updates subscribe to Channel One News: https://www.youtube.com/user/ChannelOneNews Visit the Channel One News Website: http://www.channelone.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChannelOneNews/ Twitter: @ChannelOneNews Instagram: @channelonenews Channel One News is the leading news program for young people across the country. Now in its 27th season, the dynamic, daily news show covers domestic and international news stories from a relevant young person’s perspective. Teachers: For daily, supplementary curriculum content tied to each day’s show and access to our video library of more than 2,200 videos, head over to http://www.channelone.com/subscribe/.
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Best Herkimer Diamond Find Ever By American Geode

Best Herkimer Diamond Find Ever By American Geode

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Mining for the New York state mineral Herkimer Diamond, and we hit the jackpot. Contact us at http://www.americangeode.com/events.php for more photos, stories, and gem and mineral show announcements and news. Now the source and formation of Herkimer Diamonds is of particular interest to us here at American Geode because the Herkimer Diamond was formed in "pockets" not unlike the pockets that formed geodes. Most quartz crystals grow, over the course of millions of years attached to a matrix, attached to the surrounding rock or stone. So in those formations only one end of the quartz crystal grows to its point. With Herkimer Diamonds forming inside pockets, freed from the surrounding matrix stone, they grow points on both ends. The Herkimer Diamond began forming nearly 500 million years ago in pockets within a sedimentary rock called Dolostone (Dolomite and Limestone). Sedimentary rock, different from its two cousins Igneous rock and Metamorphic rock, is formed by layers of mineral and organic matter under hundreds of million years of pressure. As more layers of mineral and organic matter are deposited, this increases the pressure and weight on the lower and earlier layers of sedimentary rock below. The Dolostone covered Herkimer County during the Cambrian Age, when Herkimer County was also the bottom of the sea that spanned across North America. Now this is the part of the Herkimer Diamond formation that is similar to the way geodes are formed: organic material, plants and sea life would die and be buried under new layers of sedimentary stone. When these plants and other sea life would decompose under the rock, they release gases, and this gas is what formed the "pocket." Evidence of this organic, plant material succumbing to decomposition is clear when you see the black shiny flakes of Anthraxolite that surround or leak from these pockets. Anthraxolite is a carbon compound and by-product formed when organic material breaks down. So as the organic material decayed and broke down it became a gas, trapped below layers of sedimentary stone. Air creates its own pressure inside a substance, so the air pressure was carving out its own cavity from the inside out. These air pockets became the pockets we rockhounds discover as we crumble, break, and peel away layers of the dolostone. Over the course of 200-250 million years the layers of sedimentary rock increased and grew, and this increased the pressure and heat on the buried dolostone. Also inside each of these air pockets were various quartz and carbon elements and other compounds "feeling the heat" from being buried below layers of sedimentary rock. Under this pressure of the sedimentary layers of rock, and the ensuing heat, the quartz and other compounds inside these pockets began to transform themselves. Finally, over the course of 300 million years, the glaciers that sat atop Herkimer County began to melt, and washed away layers of the sedimentary rock, and allowed the compounds and elements inside these pockets to cool down and then crystallize. An important question to answer right now is "why are the Herkimer Diamonds double-terminated?" The answer is that quartz does not adhere to the dolostone, therefore the quartz trapped inside these air pockets did not attach to the surrounding matrix host stone. The process left the quartz crystals free to fully crystallize unattached and allowed both of the ends to grow into fully terminated points. Many Herkimer Diamonds are found as clusters attached to one another. They adhered to one another during their crystal growth formation, but again did not adhere to the dolostone interior of the air pocket. The value of Herkimer Diamonds is determined by size and their opacity or translucence. The larger and more translucent Herkimer Diamonds are worth more to a collector or jeweler than the smaller opaque specimens. Knowing the history and background of the Herkimer Diamond however lends a premium in our opinion when you are considering adding Herkimer Diamonds to your collection. They are not commercially mined due to various New York state laws limiting mining in the state, and most of Herkimer County is being used today by happy grazing cows, sugary apple orchards, tart cherry trees, farms of squash, cabbages and onions, and wine grapes. We have recently gained access to heretofore unmined and barren acres in the Herkimer County area on the same geologic slope and ledge as the traditional Herkimer Diamond mines. We are in consultation right now with the owner about constructing a pole-barn over this new Herkimer mine so we can mine year-round.
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Diamond mining South Africa

Diamond mining South Africa

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diamond mining in Sierra Leone

diamond mining in Sierra Leone

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Alluvial diamond mining is a big business in the west-african country of Sierra Leone. Want to have diamond or other mining equipment and spares? For more information: info@kraftig.co.za / +27 11 472 0460 Those precious stone miners do not have a lot of equipment. Used mining equipment can help them. Some mining equipment components are manufactured in South Africa. Refurbishing second hand mining equipment for Sierra Leone and any other African country.
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Diamond Mining - How are diamonds mined and formed Full Documentary Video!

Diamond Mining - How are diamonds mined and formed Full Documentary Video!

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BLOOD DIAMONDS--The True Story.

BLOOD DIAMONDS--The True Story.

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