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These were the top producing diamond mines in 2016

 

May 9, 2017, Mining.com

While diamond industry experts warn that demand is expected to outstrip supply as early as 2019, the largest mines keep producing the coveted rocks at full steam.

Here are last year’s top 10 diamond mines in terms of output and value, based on data compiled by expert Paul Zimnisky.

  1. Jwaneng, Botswana: Produced 11,975,000 carats, worth $2,347 million
  2. Jubilee, Russia: Produced 9,231,000 carats, worth $1,431 million
  3. International, Russia: Produced 3,948,000 carats, worth $829 million

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