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Children working in a wolframite and casserite mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (Photo: Julien Harneis)
A gold mines in the Congo with two teenage miners.
The pit at the Premier Mine, Cullinan, Gauteng, South Africa. The cross-sectional area of the 190 metre deep pit at its surface is about 32 hectares.[1] The mine was the source of the 3106 carat Cullinan Diamond, the largest diamond ever found.