Historical Reading The Diamond Fields Of South Africa
May 29, 2017 A brief discussion of the discovery of diamonds in South Africa and some practical means of distinguishing them from quartz or paste glass. The Diamond-Fields of South Africa, H. Hall, English Mechanic and World of Science, Vol. 12, No. 291, pp. 99-100, 1870. The geographical setting of the diamond fields is briefly summarized by the author.