Cullinan, South Africa

Rough diamond

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Famous South African diamond mine and significant source of blue diamonds.

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Kimberley, South Africa

Fancy-yellow diamond

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Historic source of diamonds in South Africa.

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Koidu, Sierra Leone

River-based diamond mining in Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone’s main source of diamonds.

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Catoca diamond mine in Angola

Rough diamond

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Largest diamond mine in Angola.

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Ekati, Canada

round brilliant cut diamond

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Canada’s first major diamond mine.

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Diavik, Canada

Natural diamond

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Commercial diamond production since 2003 from this important Canadian mine.

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Udachny diamond mine, Russia

rough diamond

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Udachny is Russia’s main diamond mine and is owned by Alrosa.

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Mir diamond mine, Russia

Rough diamond surface with trigons

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Largest diamond mine in Soviet Union times.

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Mbuji-Mayi diamonds, DRC

Rough diamond

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Mbuji-Mayi is an important diamond mining and trading centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  

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Cempaka, Borneo, Indonesia

Diamond mining around Cempaka. Photo: Laurent Cartier

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Cempaka is a source of diamonds on the island of Borneo, Indonesia

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