Diamond Mining: Inside Earth's Gigantic Holes

  • Published on Oct 2, 2013
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Comments • 132

  • Sean Woods
    Sean Woods Month ago +1

    Mir mine: worlds most expensive hole
    MacKenzie bezos: hold my beer

  • Tama Arivta
    Tama Arivta 2 months ago

    Just stones burried thousands of years. Imagine what your bones value after thousands of years.

  • James Martin
    James Martin 5 months ago +1

    So sad a huge destruction for a small diamond mother earth is now crying

    • Anthonyjh02
      Anthonyjh02 27 days ago

      Mother Earth doesn’t care if you live or die. The environment here is literally a desert. Next to no plant or animal life so tell me just how bad it is to put a mine there.

  • James Martin
    James Martin 5 months ago

    mother earth equal to money peopke dosent know the karma of human did

  • swedishpurpleguy1993 afton


  • Tara Gragg
    Tara Gragg 8 months ago +1

    Don't have a laugh at their diamonds. Bet that Caterpiller 777 helped. You're welcome.

  • Anita Adams
    Anita Adams 8 months ago +2

    1000 years from now humans will wonder how these holes were formed.

    • Iko Mike
      Iko Mike 4 months ago

      Anita Adams in 1000 years the world no more exist

  • ThinkingNerd101
    ThinkingNerd101 9 months ago


  • seeta basavaraj
    seeta basavaraj 11 months ago

    stupid fellow fogriens

  • Mark Coupe
    Mark Coupe 11 months ago +1

    Well atleast they have got a perfect place to dump the rubbish

  • Sikphuk_on_tha_downlow Sikphuk_on_tha_downlow

    I will suck another man's dick for 1 second if that mine has a single diamond. Diamonds are created in labs

  • William Thornberry111

    Too bad wasn't coal.coal trucks would lost tons money on side the rd

  • Sidhant Sharma
    Sidhant Sharma Year ago

    That intro sounds like what I've done from linkin park

  • xD90o1/FE FPV
    xD90o1/FE FPV Year ago

    *cough cough* w e l c o m e t o o r t h

  • Jack LundströmDackard

    What dimonds mining 😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮😮👍🏻

  • Patrick Vargas
    Patrick Vargas Year ago

    Russians are as ugly as their language lol

  • tale2090 tale2090
    tale2090 tale2090 2 years ago

    how do make the holes?

  • Mr. World
    Mr. World 2 years ago +9

    the earth is just a piece of rock, it it doesn't give a damn if you live or die.

    • Brandon Burrows
      Brandon Burrows Year ago

      I am a consequence of the earth. Humanity and life is just a force of nature. We have the right to destroy her, but should we? That's the question. Diamonds only have value put on them, they don't combust and their only practical use is in cutting. I would say this hole isn't founded, but I don't feel bad that a patch of land was cleared and torn into. the amount of time it will take to be reclaimed is the blinking of an eye on the timeline of the earth.

  • Dadi Yurt
    Dadi Yurt 2 years ago

    thats not the biggest hole .I have seen bigger than that in my wet dream.

  • DanyaZ Only One
    DanyaZ Only One 2 years ago +2

    Russia, Republic Yakutia, Mirny city

  • SLK
    SLK 2 years ago +17

    The title sounds like a hilarious porn plot.

  • Meme Explorer
    Meme Explorer 2 years ago

    The a disaster

  • dimmu borgir
    dimmu borgir 2 years ago

    so much polution by machines...and like people care for environment

  • Mauricio Guarise
    Mauricio Guarise 2 years ago +20

    Humans stabbing earth.

    • Brandon Burrows
      Brandon Burrows Year ago

      Recycling takes labor that the first world can't provide. What you're talking about happens under the table already. Industrial junk does get recycled. It's called un-ethically sourced precious metals. There is no solution to this problem yet. Just well wishing and half-baked fantasies.

    • Mr. World
      Mr. World 2 years ago

      the earth is just a piece of rock, it it doesn't give a damn if you live or die.

    • Devin Campbell
      Devin Campbell 2 years ago

      +Dylan and lightning

    • Dylan O
      Dylan O 2 years ago

      David Peterson Electricity can easily come from the sun and rivers.

    • Mauricio Guarise
      Mauricio Guarise 2 years ago

      Don´t you think we have enough industrial junk (that we can recycle) instead of keep digging?

  • Tree Hugger boi
    Tree Hugger boi 3 years ago +15

    this is hilarious, if france never put the diamond on stage, then it would have literally no value at all

    • I
      I 10 months ago

      Axl Chuck Improso Nobody uses mineral diamonds for that, they use synthetic diamonds LOL. They cost so much because they are scarce.

      DEUS VULT 11 months ago

      +Axl Chuck Improso Diamonds aren't rocks, they're made out of carbon.

    • Axl Yves Salvador Improso
      Axl Yves Salvador Improso Year ago +1

      "Diamond membranes are durable, resistant to heat, and transparent, making them highly useful. Because diamonds are so hard and durable, they are ideal for grinding, cutting, drilling, and polishing. When used as an abrasive, very small pieces of diamond are embedded into grinding wheels, saw blades, or drill bits."it is not just a shiny rock dude.

    • Tree Hugger boi
      Tree Hugger boi 2 years ago +1

      +bubble hulk it is because of the extraordinary project they did just to get a shiny rock

    • Tree Hugger boi
      Tree Hugger boi 2 years ago

      +Ghost never had value though

  • kodo man
    kodo man 3 years ago

    Minecraft diamond's Ahhahhahaa 💎💎💎💎💎💎

  • Carlos Martinez
    Carlos Martinez 3 years ago


  • kathrinecollamar
    kathrinecollamar 3 years ago

    ㅁㅈ ㅗ모모모모ㅗ모모모모모모ㅗㅁ

  • Universal Liberty
    Universal Liberty 3 years ago +7

    Poor earth. Mankind are fucking crazy!

    • Devin Campbell
      Devin Campbell 2 years ago

      +Joshua Mathis Protecting the earth? When in the living fuck has humanity ever protected a single fucking thing in the world?
      No Government will get rid of their weapons or their nukes if they have them, places like the Amazon are being torn down till nothing is left and nobody wants to to anything about it because they think that cities and humans are more important and don't care about breathing, and people even act like the life of a felon who killed 30 people, raped 57 kids, and burned down houses is even more important than any animal that isn't a human. humanity should go extinct before it tries to terraform the galaxy

    • David Peterson
      David Peterson 2 years ago

      Diamonds are used in a variety of industries, including military uses that protect your nation, not just for gemstones. Seriously, you ought to apply your passion to learning about this world before you sound off. geology.com/minerals/diamond.shtml

    • Joshua Mathis
      Joshua Mathis 3 years ago

      I know what's wrong with them what now diamonds are more important than protecting the earth people really need a wake up to see what people would anything just so they can get their hands on a freaking piece of stone

    • Universal Liberty
      Universal Liberty 3 years ago

      +Mitchell Lee We all deserve to die which we will.

    • Universal Liberty
      Universal Liberty 3 years ago

      +Mitchell Lee Yea, we are both part of this fucking crazy.

  • இயற்கை வாழ்க வாழ்க

    super எனக்கு கொஞ்சம் கொடுங்க

  • Mystical Baku
    Mystical Baku 3 years ago

    Earth's gigantic holes ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) Top kek m8 XDXDXDXD

  • ChampionGuys
    ChampionGuys 3 years ago


  • shiva chary
    shiva chary 3 years ago +1

    Good for customers knowledge

  • Mario the Plumber
    Mario the Plumber 3 years ago +2

    What about the crash pit?

    • Peweed
      Peweed 3 years ago +2

      +Mario the Plumber crash pit! crash pit!

    • Mario the Plumber
      Mario the Plumber 3 years ago +1

      +Magic in a can!!! ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo u got it dude

    • Berserker1110
      Berserker1110 3 years ago

      Regular show reference?

  • Will Ganness
    Will Ganness 3 years ago +38

    Why do stupid Americans use "foot ball fields" as a unit of measure - he says its so many foot ball fields deep by 1k wide. SO americans can understand 1km but need the football measurement for vertical distance?

    • Anthonyjh02
      Anthonyjh02 27 days ago

      Because we Murican’s don’t speak anything other than American units!

    • Jason Turgeon
      Jason Turgeon 2 years ago

      David Peterson c

    • Menzy
      Menzy 2 years ago +1

      Hello from Germany ;)

    • David Peterson
      David Peterson 2 years ago +2

      He used two units of measurement: the meter and a football field, in order to help both European and American audiences understand the scale. If you're going to be upset over something so trivial, why don't you get upset over his claim of depth instead? Hint: at 300 m, it's nowhere close to being the deepest open pit mine in the world. Bingham pit is 1.2 km deep. www.mining-technology.com/features/feature-top-ten-deepest-open-pit-mines-world/

    • Ghost
      Ghost 2 years ago

      We say football field in Denmark too.

  • Joe Lynn
    Joe Lynn 3 years ago +3

    say WHAT I SAY!! !!!!!!


  • Joe Lynn
    Joe Lynn 3 years ago +1


  • Flower of Life
    Flower of Life 3 years ago


  • Brandon Laine
    Brandon Laine 4 years ago

    Who came here cause of mw3 down the rabbit hole?

  • mike che
    mike che 4 years ago +2

    Russia tapping into a huge source of diamonds that could supply the world market for the next 3,000 years.
    Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2204566/Russia-diamonds-Source-Siberian-asteroid-crater-supply-world-markets-3-000-years.html#ixzz3aRNsWeib

  • RoerBakei
    RoerBakei 4 years ago

    interesting tell me more

  • traderjoes
    traderjoes 4 years ago

    I wonder how things are in the town now? Any better or worse for the people?

  • JoshTheAsian StaroshGameRed


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  • JoshTheAsian StaroshGameRed

    do sne aei nags wiken ahe need hane sken Diamond Mina eia s it asn sne aien of auen Wisne ines seb Diamond sena sske **
    syhe si ne -sienasi iasn auebn asen ais h euasn - seuan SaneS

  • IFreakingEatPeople
    IFreakingEatPeople 4 years ago

    That's the wrong kind of respirator and he's stupid as fuck for not wearing it

  • Pasko Nataliya
    Pasko Nataliya 4 years ago

    الدياموند الحقيقي هو الحفاظ على كوكب الأرض ...

  • Miguel Almeida
    Miguel Almeida 4 years ago

    I thought your mom was gonna appear, got very disappointed

  • sonia mlayah
    sonia mlayah 4 years ago


  • Yara Rezan
    Yara Rezan 4 years ago


  • Eric Gibson
    Eric Gibson 4 years ago

    Cool shit

  • celina Olivares
    celina Olivares 4 years ago +3

    Thanks it is very good

  • zoooologist
    zoooologist 4 years ago +1

    I went into the other room and watched television just like I always do. When are you coming out Sara? Get your beautiful steps on. Its only been like two minutes. Is that what is bothering you? He loves you like I do. Why do we always care? I used my camera for the small case and my mouth for the tasking. It´s bigger now. Continue breathing, and do not be afraid. Oh god! its my relationship but what are you doing. I just love you to, but how did you? It went on just as I took it on and I cant help it. Now please I dont know what to say but your offer is very generous and I do not want to offend you. Now Maggie tell someone that they are sexy and its not all about Sara. The limit is the sky but the poltergeist wants to buy on my terms. If I did I should fight them in Liverpool. But when? Oh Rachel you are so ... welcome. The touch of your hand is only the feel that is starting to do with it. Shadows are like a heart that cant be broken. Now move very fast and do something funny. There is plenty of space. Breath into it, and then Blare! What are you doing here? You were the girl that was so sexy that I must have thought about you. Did Peter reject you? Its ninety ninety five for god sake. Now tell me what happened I can help you if you trouble me. Honey Sara has been for me. Its tissue. This is Mary we are speaking about. He loves you, for another woman. Now cheese and tear stains happen for a reason. Its big relationship and chair time. Just think it through. I went to John to try to leave you but god is in the business. Now there is a surprise. Did you see him again? Have some fun and talk with your mouth full. Do not listen to Bob Dylan ever again. That is rule number three. Now the rain is out and I must drag my pillow. But be in there, for once and give me a seat.

    • Taylor Buckley
      Taylor Buckley 4 years ago

      +zooologist What is all this??? ...because it is vaguely beautiful..

    • zoooologist
      zoooologist 4 years ago

      I forgot the comments section is used for insulting remotely and worldwide. Nonsense is better.

    • E.P. James MacAdams
      E.P. James MacAdams 4 years ago

      +zooologist wow your fucking hilarious. ..When's your next gig...?

    • zoooologist
      zoooologist 4 years ago

      +E.P. James MacAdams Yes I like some burgers with black pepper, thanks for asking :)

  • hamo antka
    hamo antka 4 years ago


  • Asad Uzzaman
    Asad Uzzaman 4 years ago


  • vansh trivedi
    vansh trivedi 4 years ago

    Full detail of diamond

  • Andrew Gibson
    Andrew Gibson 4 years ago

    Diggy diggy hole?

  • Najat Seghrouchni
    Najat Seghrouchni 4 years ago

    Mincraft diamond

  • HUI HUI Ong
    HUI HUI Ong 4 years ago +22

    Poor mothernature

    • Anthonyjh02
      Anthonyjh02 27 days ago

      Oh no that poor soil! Because we all know dirt and rocks have feelings, they are clearly being disrespected huh?

  • Zippy
    Zippy 4 years ago +4

    Just use an iron pickaxe.

  • kam chiu
    kam chiu 5 years ago

    sexy good

  • Viktor Nikolayenko
    Viktor Nikolayenko 5 years ago +16

    you haven't seen my mine in a minecraft yet!

    • Asad Uzzaman
      Asad Uzzaman 4 years ago

      I saw it bestestttttttttttttttttt everrrrrrrrrrrrrest in the world :OOOOOOOO

    TheGISAMURAI 5 years ago

    Fucking awesome

  • Babu Thondapa Raj
    Babu Thondapa Raj 5 years ago

    It is exalante

  • More Butters I love Golds

    wow huge hole

  • Jonathan Siddharth Williams

    thats BIG!!!!

  • Owen Atkins
    Owen Atkins 5 years ago


  • Owen Atkins
    Owen Atkins 5 years ago


    BMMEDICALGARDENS1 5 years ago

    Lake county ca. Has an old diamond mine you can pick up diamonds all day long along the ground

  • psp785
    psp785 5 years ago +1

    and people are still trying to convince you that diamonds are rare

    • Anthonyjh02
      Anthonyjh02 27 days ago

      They aren’t rare, just expensive to process

  • leepakim
    leepakim 5 years ago