Map and charts showing the geography and history of diamond mining and production across the world.
Despite being the world's fourth-largest diamond miner, Zimbabwe is still one of the poorest countries in the world.
The Cullinan Diamond is the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever found, weighing 3,106.75 carats (621.35 g), discovered at the Premier No. 2 mine in Cullinan, South Africa, on 26 January 1905.
Feb 15, 2016 · A massive diamond among the largest ever discovered was recently unearthed in Angola, mining company Lucapa announced Monday. At 404.2 carats, it measures about 7 cm across -- about the length of a credit card, Lucapa said. It was mined by the Lulo Diamond Project, a partnership between Endiama ...
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The ten largest diamond mines in the world by measurable reserves contain more than one billion carats of recoverable diamonds. Russia is home to half of the world's biggest diamond mines, while Botswana houses two; including the world's largest diamond producing mine Orapa.
Diamonds are found in about a quarter of Sierra Leone in the south-east and east of the country, with the diamond fields cover 7,700 square miles.
Diamonds have been found at many locations in the United States - the Crater of Diamonds Mine and the Kelsey Lake Mine are the most notable.