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Famous Diamond Mines Chart (A Searchable Collection of Famous Diamond Mines in the World)

This is a searchable collection of  famous diamond mines in the world. As for scarcity, diamonds are far rarer than gold. It is the hardest rock on Earth and valuable for industrial and jewelry purposes. The top five producing countries are Russia, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa and Canada. They account for more than 75% of total production of diamonds by weight. The chart is resource for your diamond buying and collecting.
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Famous Diamond Mines Chart
Mir mine(Mirny Mine)

Mir mine(Mirny Mine)

The Mirny Mine in Russia is famous as the largest open pit diamond mine in the world, and as the second largest excavated hole in the world. (surpassed only by the Bingham Copper Mine in Utah). The diamond mine is located on the outskirts of Mirny, a small town in eastern Siberia.
Reserves/Resources: The mine is 525 meters (1,722 ft) deep (4th in the world) and has a diameter of 1,200 m (3,900 ft).The underground mine has an estimated life of 50 years.
Products: 10,000,000 carats (2,000 kg) per year
Owner: the Sakha diamond company
country/region: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Continent: Asia

Udachnaya pipe

Udachnaya pipe

Udachnaya pipe is a diamond deposit in the Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field in Sakha Republic, Russia. it the third deepest open-pit mine in the world (after Bingham Canyon Mine and Chuquicamata).
Reserves/Resources: More than 600 metres (1,970 ft) deep.
Products: In the first half of 2011, the mine reached its maximum open-pit depth of 600 meters.Construction of the underground mine began in 2004, and the ultimate completion of the mine is scheduled for 2016.The plan for the Udachnaya underground mine is to produce 4 million tons of ore per year.
Owner: Alrosa
country/region: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Continent: Asia

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