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Jwaneng Diamond Mine

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The Jwaneng Diamond Mine in Botswana is the richest diamond mine in the world, with an annual output
 
February 13 · Issue #183 · View online
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The Jwaneng Diamond Mine in Botswana is the richest diamond mine in the world, with an annual output of approximately 15.6 million carats. Mine richness takes into account the rate of diamond extraction combined with the quality of the diamonds that are mined (sale price per weight). To extract the diamonds, the facility produces 9.3 million tonnes of ore and an additional 37 million tonnes of waste rock per year.

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