Diamond rush

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A diamond rush is a period of feverish migration of workers to an area that has had a discovery of diamonds. Major diamond rushes took place in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in South Africa and South-West Africa.

Diamond rushes by chronology[edit]

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  1. ^ Roberts,Brian. 1976. Kimberley, turbulent city. Cape Town: David Philip pp 45-49
  2. ^ "Unverwüstliche Felsenkirche zwischen Wüste und Meer" [Indestructible Rock Church between Desert and Ocean]. Gondwana History (in German). supplement to various Namibian newspapers (92). 
  3. ^ Power, Patrick (9 January 2013). "Arctic Star identifies Diamond Targets for Drilling in the prolific Lac de Gras area, NWT Diamond Fields". Arctic Star Exploration. 
  4. ^ Danielson, Vivian (11 July 2011). "Randy Turner: Reflections of a diamond industry pioneer". The Northern Miner.