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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  • Latest News for: Diamond mining


    For Engagement Rings, Are Natural Diamonds on the Way Out?

    Wall Street Journal 26 Sep 2020
    They started researching lab-created diamonds, learning man-made diamonds are chemically identical to those that are mined from the earth ... Unlike lab-grown diamonds, recycled stones usually cost the same as their mined counterparts, but jewelry makers and their customers like them because of their smaller environmental footprint....

    This man thought he found a piece of glass, it turned out to be diamond

    DNA India 26 Sep 2020
    What Kevin Kinard of Maumelle found was the second-largest diamond in the 48-year history of Crater of Diamonds State Park, as per a news release from Arkansas State Parks ... Noting that he has been visiting Crater of Diamonds regularly since he was a kid, Kinard said that he has never stumbled upon a diamond until Sep 7 ... Diamond Arkansas....

    Bank manager finds 9.07-carat diamond in Arkansas state park

    ABC7 25 Sep 2020
    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas -- A bank manager discovered a 9.07-carat diamond at a state park in southwestern Arkansas after thinking the precious gem was a piece of glass ... Giant 552-carat yellow diamond found in Canadian mine....

    Russian plan to dig biggest Zimbabwe platinum mine advances

    Beijing News 25 Sep 2020
    A project that aims to develop Zimbabwe's biggest platinum mine has cleared a significant hurdle, with the African Export-Import Bank completing a due diligence study allowing it to proceed with a $500 million syndicated funding program ... Commissioning of the mine could begin in 2023 if funding is forthcoming, Ivanov said....

    50 Examples of Climate Privilege to Show People Who Still Don't Get It

    Vice 25 Sep 2020
    It’s time to wake up. On Global Climate Day of Action, VICE Media Group is solely telling stories about our current climate crisis ... Logging ... Illegal mining. Both illegal and legal mining for gold, silver, diamonds (including blood diamonds) and other precious minerals, have destroyed agriculture and caused wars across Central and Western Africa....

    Rapaport TradeWire September 24, 2020

    Diamonds Net 24 Sep 2020
    Industry Retail Mining General Finance ... RAPNET DIAMOND INDEX (RAPI™) ... The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPI™) is the average asking price in hundred $/ct ... Bridal segment robust and seeing solid interest in 1 to 2 ct., G-I, VS-SI diamonds... China Arrests 121 for Diamond Smuggling ... Tiffany to Track Diamonds Down to the Mine ... mining....

    Diamond discovery park's 2nd largest

    Arkansas Online 24 Sep 2020
    A bank manager has found the second-largest diamond in the 48-year history of Crater of Diamonds State Park ... "My friend had hers checked, though, so I went ahead and had them check mine, too." ... "The largest diamond ever discovered in the United States was unearthed here in 1924 during an early mining operation," according to the news release....

    Tiffany to Track Diamonds Down to the Mine

    Diamonds Net 24 Sep 2020
    plans to achieve 100% traceability of diamonds and precious metals in the coming years as part of a sustainability pledge it released this week. The retailer aims to track all diamonds weighing 0.18 carats or more to the mine of origin or its suppliers’ approved mines by 2025, it said Tuesday....

    New Argyle diamonds up for tender

    Mining Weekly 24 Sep 2020
    Mining major Rio Tinto has unveiled a historic collection of 62 ......

    Zimbabwe State Diamond Miner Gets New CEO

    Diamonds Net 23 Sep 2020
    Vast is currently in talks with ZCDC to create a joint-venture diamond-mining project at Zimbabwe’s Chiadzwa Fields ... him in his new role within the diamond-mining sector in Zimbabwe,” said Andrew Prelea, CEO of Vast Resources....

    Dominion Restarts Rough Sales

    Diamonds Net 23 Sep 2020
    Dominion Diamond Mines has sold $46 million worth of rough at its first diamond sale since March, enabling the company to repay some of its debts amid insolvency proceedings ...Recently, access to the international diamond market has ... Rough-diamond sorting. (Dominion Diamond Mines)....

    Dominion selling diamonds again, requests extension of creditor protection

    CBC 23 Sep 2020
    The owner of the Ekati diamond mine started selling diamonds again and asked the court to extend its creditor protection until Nov. 7 ... ....

    Public health closes investigation into 2nd COVID-19 case at Diavik mine

    CBC 23 Sep 2020
    The N.W.T.'s Office of the Chief Public Health Officer says it has closed its investigation into a positive COVID-19 case at Diavik Diamond Mine, and deemed the risk of an outbreak as "resolved." ... ....