Largest diamond ever discovered

 

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Largest diamond ever discovered

The so called Cullinan diamond is 3,106 carat and is 1.33 pound. Discovered at Premier Mine in South Africa. It was later cut into 9 big pieces(above pic) and 100 smaller ones.

This video shows the piece of the largest cut. Called the Cullinan 1. Also named Star of Africa 1.

Magnificent isn’t it!

check here  for indept information about the diamond. They also have great pictures.

 

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