List of diamond mines

There are a limited number of commercially viable diamond mines currently operating in the world, with the 50 largest mines accounting for approximately 90% of global supply. Diamonds are also mined alluvially over disperse areas, where diamonds have been eroded out of the ground, deposited, and concentrated by water or weather action. There is also at least one example of a heritage diamond mine (Crater of Diamonds State Park).



  • Catoca diamond mine
  • Fucauma diamond mine
  • Luarica diamond mine
  • Botswana

  • Damtshaa diamond mine
  • Jwaneng diamond mine
  • Letlhakane diamond mine
  • Orapa diamond mine
  • Karowe diamond mine
  • South Africa

  • Baken diamond mine
  • Cullinan diamond mine (previously "Premier mine")
  • Finsch diamond mine
  • Kimberley, Northern Cape
  • Koffiefontein mine
  • Venetia diamond mine
  • Others

  • Marange diamond fields, Zimbabwe
  • Murowa diamond mine, Zimbabwe
  • Williamson diamond mine, Tanzania
  • Letseng diamond mine, Lesotho
  • Miba, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Asia


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    Engagement rings to suit every budget and how much you should spend

    Metro UK 05 Oct 2022
    Cullen Jewellery was founded by Jordan Cullen in 2018 after he struggled to find an affordable and ethically mined diamond for his now wife. He decided to source Moissanite and lab grown diamonds, which have the same quality of mined diamonds and look no different but are far more budget-friendly....

    Housing development near Red Rock Canyon moves forward

    Las Vegas Review-Journal 05 Oct 2022
    Old mining equipment is seen at the Blue Diamond Hill Gypsum mine near the town of Blue Diamond in August 2016. (Las Vegas Review-Journal). Clark County Government Center (Las Vegas Review-Journal). A project to construct more than 400 single-family homes on Blue Diamond Hill near Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area can move forward ... ....

    Mantaro drills 5.15 g/t gold over 4.69 metres at Golden Hill, Bolivia

    Resource World 05 Oct 2022
    Mantaro Precious Metals Corp.’s maiden diamond drill program at the Golden Hill property has returned strong gold grades from the first drill hole at La Escarcha gold deposit ... Gold grades present in each of the five primary gold bearing quartz shear zones at the La Escarcha Mine....

    Sidney Resources Corporation Announces Successful Business Leader, Cameron Curriden and Leading Scientist, Dr. Ryan Norman ...

    Eagle-Tribune 05 Oct 2022
    ... of Mines ... Our contractor, Groundhog Mining and Milling Company has widened the original tunnel back to the second mined stope and is preparing for the second diamond drill program to prove the downward dip of the vein structure in the previously mined second stope continues....

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    The Galveston Daily News 05 Oct 2022
    US Synthetic, which is the Drilling Technologies segment of ChampionX, offers innovative, top-quality polycrystalline diamond cutter (“PDC”) inserts, bearings, valves, and mining tools to help customers drill the world’s most demanding oil exploration and development projects, and for use in other industries....

    New Package of EU Sanctions Against Russia to Go Into Effect on Thursday - Reports

    Urdu Point 05 Oct 2022
    Russian diamond-mining giant Alrosa � set to be blacklisted under original European Commission proposals � was decided to keep off the list, EUobserver added ... .......

    Victoria Gold, The Little Company That Could

    Resource World 04 Oct 2022
    Victoria Gold’s Eagle Gold Mine is ramping up to produce a quarter of a million ounces yearly ... In 1994, First Dynasty Mines Ltd acquired Ivanhoe Goldfields Ltd. Its wholly owned subsidiary, New Millennium Mining, carried out a significant drilling program to outline a core resource in the Eagle Zone....

    The mine leak was bad. The DRC and Angola’s response are no better, report says

    Mongabay 04 Oct 2022
    The July 2021 rupture of a tailings dam at a diamond mine in Angola killed off much of the aquatic life in the Lova, Tshikapa and Kasai rivers ... mine has had long-lasting negative impacts on river-dependent communities downstream in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo....

    ‘Liberland’ owner Zuzana Uchnárová resembles Ruja Ignatova

    Blitz 04 Oct 2022
    “Investment and financial leveraging of Exploration, Production and Marketing Projects of Oil, Gas and Mining Products, we have ... My focus is on Blockchains, Tokenisation of an Asset – real estate tokenisation, gold, diamonds, mines, antiques, fine art – creating NFTs....

    Wife Guys, Divorced Guys, Hypocrite Guys, and... Dogs!

    Portland Mercury 03 Oct 2022
    Let's go, trash pandas! It's the week's hottest goss courtesy of THE TRASH REPORT. by Elinor Jones ... Try Guys? More like Bye Bye, Guys ... Fine. Whatever ... Not everything is iconic. Chill ... That'd be like if an ex of mine tried to reconcile but with a tattoo of a diamond with a big ol' X over it to signifying their refusal to let me sparkle. No, thank you....

    Lab grown diamonds vs natural diamonds: Pros, cons and what sets them apart

    Financial Express 02 Oct 2022
    These diamonds are chemically and optically identical to natural diamonds, so they offer the same shine, sparkle, and brilliance of a naturally mined diamond ... You can trace their origin back to the T, so there are no environmental or humanitarian repercussions that a naturally mined diamond would carry....

    Lab-grown diamonds: girl’s best friend or cut-price sparklers?

    The Observer 02 Oct 2022
    There is an assumption that lab-grown are fundamentally more ethical than mined diamonds as it is easier to trace their provenance. Like many centuries’ old industries, the history of diamond mining is steeped in colonialism and abuse of human rights and the environment ... Our Brilliance range is at a lower price than mined diamonds.”....

    Move beyond narrow economics, focus on people-centred policies

    Independent online (SA) 02 Oct 2022
    Hardest hit are outputs from the deep mining, smelting and minerals processing industries, as well as from electricity-intensive sectors such as chemicals, refining, metals and automobiles. South Africa’s total GDP is expected to be R4.8 trillion this year, with about 5% of that income (R230 billion) from the mining industry....

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