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June 11, 2008


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Thanks for this informative article.


hey, someday i'll probably go there! I grew up right beside Mirny diamond Pipe in Russia. Now studying in Alberta it wouldn't be that hard to check this one out too...

Phil Golden

This is a great post. It's great that there are these new mines. unfortunately, they are also controlled by De Beers. the industry is really held way too much in the grip of the whims of the De Beers group.

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