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Jwaneng diamond mine, Botswana

Jwaneng diamond mine, Botswana

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Uploaded 16 Mar 2015 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2015
From collection: General collection
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Jwaneng diamond mine is the richest diamond mine in the world and is located in south-central Botswana about 120 kilometers (75 mi) west of the city of Gaborone, in the Naledi river valley of the Kalahari. Jwaneng, meaning "a place of small stones", is owned by Debswana, a partnership between the De Beers company and the government of Botswana. It is the second newest of four mines operated by the company, having begun operations in 1982. Jwaneng is an open pit mine. The mine produces ...
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