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Huge diamond mine discovered in Liaoning

By Sun Lin (

13:29, January 12, 2012

Edited and translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

A large diamond mine was found in Wafangdian district of Liaoning province, said Yu Wenli, the director of Liaoning Provincial Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources Exploration on Wednesday.

The mine is the largest diamond mine discovered in 30 years in Liaoning province.

According to the bureau, the mine has a reserve of 1 million carats. Diamonds in the mine are purer than that of the South Africa’s.

Experts said no large diamond mine has been discovered globally for a decade. Calculated by the present mining rate, diamonds in the world will be exhausted in 20 years. But the diamond mine discovered in Wafangdian will relieve world shortage of diamond resources.


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JH at 2012-01-1367.158.189.*
MAO, I gave yu lovechild. Where the hell is my diamond?
helen at 2012-01-12175.142.223.*
Bravo and Congratulations!More gold, diamond, silver, iron, copper ....and rare earths will be found in the near future.Am sure there are more oil and gas fields to be discovered in Mainland China and its territorial waters. China needs to be self reliant ......

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