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15th Apr '17 7:25:28 PM Psychadelico
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* ''JakAndDaxterThePrecursorLegacy'' takes this UpToEleven with a gemstone the size a good-sized house. The miners digging it out are [[DidntThinkThisThrough not actually sure how they're going to transport it even once they have]], but figure they have a good decade or so of digging to contemplate the problem, so why bother?
5th Apr '17 6:09:00 PM PaulA
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* "The Diamond As Big As the Ritz" from a short story of the same name by FScottFitzgerald, it is supposed to be one of the mountain-sized variety.

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* "The Diamond As Big As the Ritz" from a short story of the same name by FScottFitzgerald, Creator/FScottFitzgerald; it is supposed to be one of the mountain-sized variety.
28th Mar '17 1:55:08 PM Theriocephalus
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* In ''Disney/TheRescuers'', Madame Medusa uses Penny to get the Devil's Eye, the size of a grapefruit and supposedly the biggest diamond in existence.
* ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' introduced the Dwarfs by showing their mining operation, in which they dug out pre-cut gems averaging [[SublimeRhyme the size of Dopey's eyes]].
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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' - Constantly, but taken to extremes in the Ali Bubba's Cave trilogy which revolves around a massive diamond mine, all featuring AllNaturalGemPolish of course, with the final episode featuring an ''enormous'' diamond easily the size of a minivan.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' - ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'': Constantly, but taken to extremes in the Ali Bubba's Cave trilogy which revolves around a massive diamond mine, all featuring AllNaturalGemPolish of course, with the final episode featuring an ''enormous'' diamond easily the size of a minivan.



* ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' introduced the Dwarfs by showing their mining operation, in which they dug out pre-cut gems averaging [[SublimeRhyme the size of Dopey's eyes]].



* In ''Disney/TheRescuers'', Madame Medusa uses Penny to get the Devil's Eye, supposedly the biggest diamond in existence.
25th Jan '17 5:32:54 AM ester
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* The world's largest [[http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKN0328796820070503 gold coin]] is the size of a large pizza. And the weight of a large man.
** And the world's largest copper coin is a big copper plate weighing about 40 pounds.


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* The world's largest [[http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKN0328796820070503 gold coin]] is the size of a large pizza. And the weight of a large man.
4th Sep '16 2:47:31 AM erforce
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** The original film that began ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' franchise also features a gem of considerable size and weight.

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** The [[Film/ThePinkPanther1963 original film film]] that began ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' franchise also features a gem of considerable size and weight.
25th Jul '16 12:30:13 PM REV6Pilot
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* Pennies in ''VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac'' are half as large as the PlayerCharacter. Penny trinkets go beyond that, being Isaac's height and as thick as one of his eyes.
2nd Jul '16 2:38:11 PM Bissek
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* In ''VideoGame/DayOfTheTentacle'', Bernard has to acquire a 2,000,000 carat diamond to repair the Chron-A-John (Which he manages to buy from the shopping channel once he scrapes up the money). The largest uncut diamond on Earth was under 3,200 carats.

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* In ''VideoGame/DayOfTheTentacle'', Bernard has to acquire a 2,000,000 4,000 carat diamond to repair the Chron-A-John (Which he manages to buy from the shopping channel once he scrapes up the money). The largest uncut diamond on Earth was under 3,200 carats.
2nd Jul '16 2:33:08 PM Bissek
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* In the ''Literature/WarsOfLightAndShadow'', the Koriani witches cast magic through gemstones. Some of their greater focuses are enormous, with their most important stone, the Waystone of the Koriathain, being a flawless and perfectly spherical amethyst the size of a melon. Their second greatest stone, the Skyron Aquamarine, isn't much smaller.
29th Jun '16 2:55:25 PM margdean56
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* One of the stories in Pavel Bazhov's ''Literature/MalachiteCasket'', a collection of fairy tales based on the Ural miners' folklore, has a guy to make a bet with a mountain spirit (in form of a girl) to receive a treasure if he guesses the right one. A first treasure is a large tray heaped with gold nuggets, that he (being a miner and gold prospector) correctly assumes to weigh almost a ton that no girl can hold so effortlessly. The second is a basket of jewels the also unrealistically sized from the human fist to a football.

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* One of the stories in Pavel Bazhov's ''Literature/MalachiteCasket'', a collection of fairy tales based on the Ural miners' folklore, has a guy to make a bet with a mountain spirit (in the form of a girl) to receive a treasure if he guesses the right one. A The first treasure is a large tray heaped with gold nuggets, that he (being a miner and gold prospector) correctly assumes to weigh almost a ton that no girl can could hold so effortlessly. The second is a basket of jewels the jewels, also unrealistically sized from the human fist to a football.
29th Jun '16 2:50:52 PM margdean56
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* The ''Millenium Sapphire'' is an opaque sapphire carved into a statue of a caravan. It weighs 61,500 carats in total.

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* The ''Millenium ''Millennium Sapphire'' is an opaque sapphire carved into a statue of a caravan. It weighs 61,500 carats in total.
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