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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    Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

    Citizen Tribune 21 May 2022
    Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the Gahcho Ku� diamond mine located in Canada's Northwest Territories ... and expenses, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry, failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated....

    Work suspended at Botswana’s Khoemacau copper mine after accident kills two

    FX Empire 21 May 2022
    Situated in the Kalahari Copperbelt, which stretches from north east Botswana to western Namibia, the Khoemacau mine is the only operational copper mine in the diamond-rich country after two others were placed under liquidation. The two were employees of an Australian-based contractor to the mine, Barminco, a subsidiary of Perenti Global....

    Work suspended at Botswana's Khoemacau copper mine after accident kills two

    Reuters 21 May 2022
    Situated in the Kalahari Copperbelt, which stretches from north east Botswana to western Namibia, the Khoemacau mine is the only operational copper mine in the diamond-rich country after two others were placed under liquidation....

    The curious case of Russia’s presence in Central African Republic

    Al Jazeera 20 May 2022
    An armed romance ... These resources are mostly gold and diamonds, which they accessed through another Wagner-linked company, Lobaye Invest, which has free rein at several mining locations across the CAR ... For Wagner, the pickings from the gold and diamond concessions they were given in recompense for their work have not been particularly fruitful ... ....

    Tessera to host its first diamond trunk show in Cebu

    Sun Star 19 May 2022
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    For Displaced Villagers in Zimbabwe, Diamonds are No Friend

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    Zimbabwean gov't urged to close legal loopholes of diamond smuggling

    Xinhua 18 May 2022
    Smuggling of diamonds was a common occurrence in the eastern Marange area where most diamond mining is taking place, chairperson of the parliamentary portfolio committee on mines and mining development Edmond Mkaratigwa said in a report presented to the parliament Tuesday....

    BriteCo Survey Reveals Diamond Engagement Ring Preferences

    Longview News-Journal 18 May 2022
    In the lead up to the 2022 Spring engagement and wedding season, consumers show an increasingly positive attitude towards lab-grown diamonds - man-made diamonds that are chemically, physically, and optically the same as those mined from beneath the Earth's surface....

    Lucapa’s Mothae Mine Yields 204ct. Diamond

    Diamonds Net 18 May 2022
    Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 204-carat rough from its Mothae mine in Lesotho, the second-largest high-quality stone it has found at the deposit ... The 204-carat rough diamond. (Lucapa Diamond Company)....

    204 ct diamond recovered at Mothae

    Mining Weekly 18 May 2022
    ... 204 ct white diamond at its Mothae mine, in Lesotho....

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    Digital Trends 18 May 2022
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    Pollution kills 9 million people a year globally, study finds

    East Bay Times 18 May 2022
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    YMCA tried to log the redwoods at a beloved children’s camp, now will earn $9 ...

    East Bay Times 18 May 2022
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