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Cullinan – more than myth

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On this day in 1905 in Pretoria the famous Cullinan has been discovered. It was the largest diamond of its time. The recorder title, the powerful Cullinan earned by impressive dimensions. Specifically, in the rough state was estimated to be 3,100 carats, weighed totally 622 grams.

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The diamond was named Cullinan after the founder of the mine - sir Thomas Cullinan. Cullinan was eventually cut into nine large gems and 96 small brilliants and 9:50 carats of small, untreated pieces. Most of Cullinan stones are now in the possession of the British royal family.

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Cullinan – more than myth

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