The Dramatic Impact of Illegal Amber Mining in Ukraine’s Wild West loading...
The Dramatic Impact of Illegal Amber Mining in Ukraine’s Wild West
A chaotic scene in Ukraine has miners pitted against each other and the government, often with deadly consequences and significant environmental harm.
‘Fire Of Australia’ Glitters At South Australian Museum loading...
‘Fire Of Australia’ Glitters At South Australian Museum
The museum has made a valuable acquisition, possibly the finest uncut opal ever found.
4.1kg Gold Nugget Discovered In Victoria loading...
4.1kg Gold Nugget Discovered In Victoria
The lucky prospector’s find is valued at around $250,000.
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This Hole Is Worth $22 Billion Dollars
The diamond mine in eastern Siberia helped turn the Soviet Union into a global superpower.
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The Town Underneath Australia
National Geographic goes underground in Coober Pedy.
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Australia’s Largest Violet Diamond Goes On Sale
If you’ve got a spare $5 million, it could be yours.
About the Show

A renowned gem hunter and an Aussie miner are on a mission to find the world’s most precious gems. The team travels to Madagascar, to one of the few places in the world where a single mine can produce sapphires of every colour of the rainbow.

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