pure purest water Putfontein Pypklip
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Sunday, 23 September 2007

pure. A rarely used term that refers to comparative perfection; more or less synonymous with clean

. purest water. A little-used quality des­ignation for highly transparent dia­monds of fine color. See water.

Purnendu diamond-Mining Works. A diamond-mining company in the Panna district, Madhya Pradesh, In­dia. See india.

Puruni River. A source of Diamonds in Guyana, formerly British Guiana.

See GUYANA.

Putfontein. A minor alluvial dia­mond deposit in the Lichtenburg area, Transvaal Province, Republic of South Africa.

Pypklip. One of the more important alluvial diamond deposits in the Lichtenburg area, Transvaal Province, Republic of South Africa. Production figures from this area for one recent year credited Pypklip with approxi­mately 2050 carats.

pyrope. This species of the garnet group is used as an indicator of the presence of Diamonds. It is resistant to wear and can survive being trans­ported many miles from its source