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kimberlite is an igneous rock which sometimes contains diamonds. it is named after the town of kimberley in south africa where the discovery of an 83.5-carat (16.70 g) diamond called the star of south africa in 1869 spawned a diamond rush and the digging of the open-pit mine called the big hole. previously the term kimberlite has been history of diamonds cape town diamond museumover the next few years south africa yielded more diamonds than india had in over 2000 years. the first diamond discoveries in south africa were alluvial. by 1869 diamonds were found far from any stream or river. first in yellow earth and below in hard rock called blue ground later called kimberlite after the mining town of kimberley.
mining in south africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of africa's most advanced and richest economy. large-scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the orange river in 1867 by erasmus jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the kimberley pipes a few years later.diamond mining methods diamond museum cape townthe first diamonds discovered in south africa were from alluvial deposits. today industrial alluvial mining involves building a large wall to collect the water in one area. diamonds are often found in the gravel layer which collects under layers of other material such as mud clay and underwater plant-life.