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How to hand mine rare Tasmanian Sapphires

February 5th, 2016

Episode 1013 of 1326 episodes

Dressed like an abalone diver in a rainforest ravine, the search for Tasmanian sapphire involves a lolly-scoop, a crow bar and physical endurance beyond the norm.

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