Placer Diamonds in Venezuela
March 2001 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDA large number of gem and industrial grade placer diamonds have been found in or near a number of creeks and rivers in Venezuela. The area involved is in the southeastern parts...and is inhabited by fierce Yanomamo Indians.
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