Are there diamonds mined in scotland?

Answer No diamonds are mined in Scotland. According to, they are produced on every continent but Europe and Antarctica. The United States consumes 35 percent of the world's gem-quality diamond... Read More »

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How are diamonds mined?

Natural diamonds are extracted from the earth in a variety of methods depending on the location of the mine. Because the situation and surroundings of every diamond deposit are different, five prin... Read More »

What continent are most diamonds mined in?

Africa has produced most of the world's gem-quality diamonds since 1870. In 2008 nearly 50 million carats were collected from African mines. Botswana, located in the southern tip of Africa, is the ... Read More »

Where are conflict diamonds mined?

Mined in several places in Africa, conflict diamonds fund many of the civil wars taking place throughout the continent. These places include Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the ... Read More »

Where are diamonds mined in Australia?

There are only three diamond mines located in Australia. The biggest mine is the Argyle diamond mine, located in the East Kimberly region in northern Western Australia, near the coast. The Merlin m... Read More »