• Short Summary

    Diamond as large as chicken egg is found in South African mine.

  • Description

    The full title reads "S. Africa - WORLD'S 4TH LARGEST DIAMOND - A stone valued at � 70,000 discovered by native boys at the Elandsfontein Mine."

    Elandsfontein Mine near Pretoria, South Africa.

    Various shots of the diamond mine. Men are seen working in the mine. Close up shot of the diamond next to an egg - they are almost the same size, egg is only slightly bigger.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    777.29
    Media URN:
    8570
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:31:00 / 01:42:08:00
    Canister:
    34/12

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