The Cullinan diamond mine, South Africa

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One of the most important diamond mines in South Africa. Home of the Cullinan diamond, the largest diamond gem ever found.
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Information about The Cullinan diamond mine

The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by De Beers that is situated in the town of Cullinan, 40 kilometers east of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa.

Established in 1902, it was renamed the Cullinan Diamond Mine in November 2003 in celebration of its centenary.

The mine rose to prominence in 1905, when the Cullinan Diamond at the time the largest gem diamond ever was discovered here.

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