The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by Petra Diamonds. It is situated in the town of Cullinan, 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa. Established in 1902, it was renamed the Cullinan Diamond Mine in November 2003 in celebration of its centenary. The mine rose to prominence in 1905, when the Cullinan Diamond — the largest rough diamond of gem quality ever found — was discovered there. The mine has produced over 750 stones that are greater than 100 carats and more than a quarter of all the world's diamonds that are greater than 400 carats. It is also the only significant source of blue diamonds in the world.

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  • The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by Petra Diamonds. It is situated in the town of Cullinan, 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa. Established in 1902, it was renamed the Cullinan Diamond Mine in November 2003 in celebration of its centenary. The mine rose to prominence in 1905, when the Cullinan Diamond — the largest rough diamond of gem quality ever found — was discovered there. The mine has produced over 750 stones that are greater than 100 carats and more than a quarter of all the world's diamonds that are greater than 400 carats. It is also the only significant source of blue diamonds in the world. (en)
  • La Mine Premier est une mine de diamants souterraine possédée par Petra Diamonds. Elle se situe près de la ville de Cullinan, dans la province du Gauteng, à 40 kilomètres à l'Est de Pretoria, la capitale de l'Afrique du Sud. Fondée en 1902, la mine est rebaptisée Mine du diamant Cullinan en novembre 2003, lors de la célébration de son centenaire. La mine devient en effet célèbre en 1905, lorsque le diamant Cullinan — à l'époque le plus gros diamant jamais trouvé — y est découvert. La mine continue d'être à l'origine de grands diamants, qui pèsent fréquemment plus de 10 carats. Elle a ainsi produit plus de 750 pierres de plus de 100 carats, 130 de plus de 200 carats, et plus du quart des diamants connus de plus de 400 carats. Cette mine est également la seule mine connue où des diamants bleus furent trouvés. (fr)
  • La miniera Premier Mine, di proprietà della compagnia diamantifera Petra Diamonds, si trova nella città di Cullinan, Provincia di Gauteng, Sudafrica, 40 km a est di Pretoria.È celebre per il ritrovamento, nel 1905, del diamante Cullinan, e per essere l'unica miniera al mondo nella quale siano stati scoperti diamanti blu.La miniera fu aperta nel 1902, e rinominata Cullinan Diamond Mine nel novembre 2003, per la celebrazione del suo centenario. (it)
  • カリナン鉱山(カリナンこうざん、英語: Cullinan Diamond Mine)は、南アフリカ共和国ハウテン州のプレトリアから東に約40km、カリナンにあるダイヤモンドの鉱山。 位置は南緯25度40分、東経28度30分である。地下約720mのキンバーライトの鉱脈からダイヤモンドの採掘を行っている。露天掘りではなく坑道掘りを採用する。デビアス社所有。 (ja)
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  • The open pit, 2011
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  • The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by Petra Diamonds. It is situated in the town of Cullinan, 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa. Established in 1902, it was renamed the Cullinan Diamond Mine in November 2003 in celebration of its centenary. The mine rose to prominence in 1905, when the Cullinan Diamond — the largest rough diamond of gem quality ever found — was discovered there. The mine has produced over 750 stones that are greater than 100 carats and more than a quarter of all the world's diamonds that are greater than 400 carats. It is also the only significant source of blue diamonds in the world. (en)
  • La miniera Premier Mine, di proprietà della compagnia diamantifera Petra Diamonds, si trova nella città di Cullinan, Provincia di Gauteng, Sudafrica, 40 km a est di Pretoria.È celebre per il ritrovamento, nel 1905, del diamante Cullinan, e per essere l'unica miniera al mondo nella quale siano stati scoperti diamanti blu.La miniera fu aperta nel 1902, e rinominata Cullinan Diamond Mine nel novembre 2003, per la celebrazione del suo centenario. (it)
  • カリナン鉱山(カリナンこうざん、英語: Cullinan Diamond Mine)は、南アフリカ共和国ハウテン州のプレトリアから東に約40km、カリナンにあるダイヤモンドの鉱山。 位置は南緯25度40分、東経28度30分である。地下約720mのキンバーライトの鉱脈からダイヤモンドの採掘を行っている。露天掘りではなく坑道掘りを採用する。デビアス社所有。 (ja)
  • La Mine Premier est une mine de diamants souterraine possédée par Petra Diamonds. Elle se situe près de la ville de Cullinan, dans la province du Gauteng, à 40 kilomètres à l'Est de Pretoria, la capitale de l'Afrique du Sud. Fondée en 1902, la mine est rebaptisée Mine du diamant Cullinan en novembre 2003, lors de la célébration de son centenaire. La mine devient en effet célèbre en 1905, lorsque le diamant Cullinan — à l'époque le plus gros diamant jamais trouvé — y est découvert. (fr)
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  • Premier Mine (en)
  • Mine Premier (fr)
  • Premier Mine (it)
  • カリナン鉱山 (ja)
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