The Argyle diamond mine ( ) is a diamond mine located in the north-east of Western Australia. The Argyle mine is the largest diamond producer in the world by volume, although due to the low proportion of gem-quality diamonds, is not the leader by value. It is the only known significant source of pink diamonds, producing 90 to 95 % of the world's supply. The Argyle diamond mine is also notable for being the first commercial diamond mine exploiting a volcanic pipe of lamproite, rather than the more usual kimberlite pipe. The mine is owned by the Rio Tinto Group, a diversified mining company which also owns the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada and the Murowa diamond mine in Zimbabwe. Argyle diamond mine"
The Baken diamond mine is a diamond mine located along the lower Orange River in South Africa. The mine is owned and operated by Trans Hex. The central processing plant has been operational at Baken since. Baken diamond mine"
The Catoca diamond mine is the fourth largest diamond mine in the world, and is located in Angola. The mine is owned by a consortium of international mining interests, including Endiama (32.8% ownership), Alrosa of Russia (32.8%), Odebrecht of Brazil (16.4%), and the Diamond Finance CY BV Group (16.8%). The mine is located on a kimberlite pipe. Catoca diamond mine"
The Crater of Diamonds is an Arkansas State Park located in Murfreesboro in Pike County, Arkansas containing the only diamond mine open to the public in the world. Crater of Diamonds"
The Damtshaa diamond mine is a diamond mine located in Botswana about 220 kilometers (140 miles) west of the city of Francistown. Damtshaa, meaning "water for a tortoise", is owned by Debswana, a partnership between the De Beers company and the government of Botswana. It is the newest of four mines operated by the company, officially opening on October 25 . Damtshaa diamond mine"
The Diavik Diamond Mine is a diamond mine located in the Northwest Territories, about 300 km (180 miles) north of Yellowknife. It has become an important part of the regional economy, employing 700, grossing CDN$100 million in sales, and producing 8 million carats (1,600 kg) of diamonds annually. The area was surveyed in 1992 and construction began in, with production commencing in January . It is connected by an ice road and a 1600 meter (5250 ft) gravel runway that regularly accommodates Boeing 737 jet aircraft. Diavik Diamond Mine"
The Ekati Diamond Mine is Canada's first operational diamond mining operation. It is located on Lac de Gras, 300 km north-east of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and was pioneered after prospector Chuck Fipke found Lac de Gras kimberlites in 1991. Ekati officially opened on October 14, 1998, and is operated by BHP Billiton Diamonds Inc., a part of the BHP Billiton Group, the world's largest diversified resources company. Ekati Diamond Mine"
The Fucauma diamond mine is a diamond mine under construction in Angola. The mine is owned by a consortium of diamond mining companies, the two largest holders being Endiama with 40 percent ownership and Trans Hex with 35 % ownership. Fucauma diamond mine"
The Jwaneng diamond mine is the richest diamond mine in the world, and is located in south-central Botswana about 170 kilometers (110 miles) west of the city of Gaborone, in the Naledi river valley of the Kalahari. Jwaneng, meaning "a place of small stones", is owned by Debswana, a partnership between the De Beers company and the government of Botswana. It is the second youngest of four mines operated by the company, having begun operations in 1982. Jwaneng diamond mine"
The Letlhakane diamond mine is a diamond mine located in Botswana about 190 kilometers (120 miles) west of the city of Francistown. Letlhakane, meaning "little reeds", is owned by Debswana, a partnership between the De Beers company and the government of Botswana. It is the second oldest of four mines operated by the company, having begun operations in 1975. Letlhakane diamond mine"
There are a limited number of commercially viable diamond mines currently operating in the world. Diamonds are also mined alluvially over disperse areas, where diamonds have been eroded out of the ground and deposited by water or weather action. There is also at least one example of a non-commercial diamond mine ( Crater of Diamonds). List of diamond mines"
The Luarica diamond mine is a diamond mine located in Angola. The mine is owned by a consortium of diamond mining companies, the two largest holders being Endiama with 38 percent ownership and Trans Hex with 32 percent ownership. Luarica diamond mine"
The Merlin diamond mine is one of only two diamond mines in Australia. The mine is located in the Northern Territory of Australia, about 80 kilometers south of Borroloola. The mine operated for a period of about four years from 2000 to mid- , during which time it produced about 500,000 carats (100 kg) of high quality diamonds. Merlin diamond mine"
The Murowa diamond mine is a diamond mine located in south central Zimbabwe, about 40 kilometers from Zvishavane. The mine is majority owned and operated by the Rio Tinto Group, which also owns the Argyle diamond mine in Australia and the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada. Murowa diamond mine"
The Orapa diamond mine is the world's largest diamond mine. The mine is located in Botswana about 240 kilometers (150 miles) west of the city of Francistown. Orapa ("resting place for lions") is owned by Debswana, a partnership between the De Beers company and the government of Botswana. It is the oldest of four mines operated by the company, having begun operations in July 1971. Orapa diamond mine"
The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by De Beers that is situated in the town of Cullinan, 40 kilometers east of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa. Premier Mine"
The Udachnaya pipe (Russian: Трубка Удачная - Successful Pipe) is a large diamond deposit in Yakutia, Russia. It is located within the Arctic circle, at ( ) in the Daldyn kimberlite field. Udachnaya was discovered in 1955 by Shhukin V. N. and his team. It is 530 m deep. Udachnaya pipe"
The Williamson Diamond Mine (also known as the Mwadui mine) is a famous diamond mine in Tanzania; it became well known as the first significant diamond mine outside of South Africa. The mine was established in 1940 by Dr. John Williamson, a Canadian geologist, and has been continuous operation since then, making it one of the oldest continuously operating diamond mines in the world. Over its lifetime it has produced over 19 million carats (3,800 kg) of diamonds. The Williamson mine, once owned by its namesake Dr. Williamson and later nationalized by the government of Tanzania, is now majority owned by the South African diamond giant De Beers (75 % ownership), with the government of Tanzania owning the remaining 25 %. Williamson diamond mine"