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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Blue ground

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Cultivating 14 inch layer of blueground Bultfontein floor - with cable between 2 traction engines. Mr. Austin Knight, mgr. of the floor, has spent 25 years and found about 3 diamonds. Average about 1/2 karat per load of 1600 lbs. [Shantz travel journal, Sep. 25, 1919]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19190925_36360_m
Created: 
1919-09-25
City: 
Kimberley
City Then: 
Kimberley
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
South Africa
Country Then: 
South Africa
Province: 
Northern Cape
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No