Posts Tagged ‘diamond mining’

Natural Diamonds – Why Should You Care?

A Visit to De Beers’ Venetia Diamond Mine in South Africa The diamond mining industry has been long regarded as one of the most prestigious resource mining operations, and for good reason. Such precious stones have been created by Mother Nature, over the course of millions of years, in a...

Insight Into Diamonds: Part III, Grading

It's time to get back into our diamond talk that left off inconclusive last year, without further ado here are two links to refresh your memories about diamonds formation and mining. Now lets get into diamond grading, there are many laboratories who offer diamond grading worldwide, here are to name a...

Insight Into Diamonds: Part II, Mining

In previous post on an Insight Into Diamonds , formation of diamonds was discussed. Now it is time to get an insight into diamond mines and mining industry. Currently there are a very limited number of economically viable diamond mines in operation, and to put it into perspective, the largest 30 mines supplying...