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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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Baken diamond mine

Baken diamond mine

The Baken diamond mine is a diamond mine located along the lower Orange River in South Africa.
Reserves/Resources: Probable reserves are 21.2 million cubic meters of ore at an ore grade of 1.69 carats (340 mg) per 100 cubic metres (3.38 mg/m3).
Products: 88,000 carats (18 kg) in 2004
Owner: Trans Hex
country/region: SOUTH AFRICA
Continent: Africa

Cullinan Diamond Mine(Premier Mine)

Cullinan Diamond Mine(Premier Mine)

The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by Petra Diamonds. It is situated in the town of Cullinan, 40 kilometres east of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa.It is also the only significant source of blue diamonds in the world.
Reserves/Resources: The diamond mine has a reserve base of 203.7 million carats (mcts).
Products: 920,000 carats in 2010
Owner: Petra Diamonds Pty Ltd
country/region: SOUTH AFRICA
Continent: Africa

Finsch diamond mine

Finsch diamond mine

The Finsch diamond mine is an underground diamond mine, located near Lime Acres, 165km west of Kimberley in the Northern Cape province.
Reserves/Resources: Reserves at Finsch are sufficient to maintain mining at current rates for a further 25 years.
Products: 1.5 million carats per year
Owner: Petra Diamonds Pty Ltd
country/region: SOUTH AFRICA
Continent: Africa

Kimberley diamond mine

Kimberley diamond mine

Kimberley is the capital of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. The city has considerable historical significance due its diamond mining past and the siege during the Second Boer War. The city is famous for its Big Hole which was created after years of diamond mining.Big Hole mine is the largest hand-dug excavation in the world.
Owner: De Beers Company
country/region: SOUTH AFRICA
Continent: Africa

Koffiefontein mine

Koffiefontein mine

Koffiefontein is the largest kimberlite diamond mine in the world by average value per carat. Discovered in 1870, the underground mine is situated 110km south-east of Kimberley in the Free State province of South Africa.
Reserves/Resources: The mine holds 17.66mt of proven and 18.48mt of probable reserves."
Products: The mine produces high-value diamonds, including white diamonds sized between five to 30 carats. In 2009, the mine produced 52,089 carats graded at 6.6cpht, a reduction from the 89,622 carats production achieved in 2008. Delays in producing from new sections on level 49 and 52 resulted in the decline. Production at the mine was 948,000t a year.
Owner: Petra Diamonds Pty Ltd,Re-Teng Diamonds
country/region: SOUTH AFRICA
Continent: Africa

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