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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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Golkonda

Golkonda

Golconda was a region located between the lower reaches of the Godavari, Wainganga, Wardha and Krishna-Venva rivers, in the present-day states of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, central India.It is situated 11 km west of Hyderabad universally famous for the mines that have produced the world'd most famous and coveted gems, including The Hope Diamon, Idol's Eye, The Koh-i-Noor and Darya-i-Noor as well as countless others.
Reserves/Resources: Necessary volcanic activity to create diamondiferous intrusive, and extrusive igneous rock known as kimberlite. Millions of years of erosion caused by rainfall and snow-melt unearthed the diamonds from their kimberlite tomb, washing them downstream to their final resting place within the shallow alluvial river gravels of India's Golconda region.
country/region: INDIA
Continent: Asia

Kollur Mine

Kollur Mine

The Kollur Mine in Guntur district of old Golkonda kingdom, India, was one of the most productive diamond mines in India and the first major diamond center. It is situated on the right bank of the river Krishna. It operated between the sixteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries.
country/region: INDIA
Continent: Asia

Panna Diamond Mine

Panna Diamond Mine

Panna is a city and a municipality in Panna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for its diamond mines.
Reserves/Resources: A large group of diamond deposits extends North-East on a branch of the Vindhya Range for 150 miles (240 km) or so.
Products: 84,000 carats per year
Owner: National Mineral Development Corporation(NMDC Ltd)
country/region: INDIA
Continent: Asia

Bunder Project

Bunder Project

The Bunder project is Rio Tinto's first and most advanced diamond mining venture in India. The Bunder project comprises a cluster of eight lamproites (volcanic rock), located in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh, 500 km south east of Delhi.
Reserves/Resources: 37 million tonnes, containing 27.4 million carats.Estimated mine life is 25 years.
Owner: Rio Tinto,NMDC Ltd
country/region: INDIA
Continent: Asia

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