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65% of the Total World Diamonds are mined from Africa

About 65% of Word Diamonds are mined from Africa

About 65% of Word Diamonds are mined from Africa

Diamond is one of the best-known and most sought-after gemstones. Pure diamonds are transparent or colourless.

Diamonds may be steel gray, white, blue, yellow, orange, red, green, pink to purple, brown, and black due to impurities.

Diamonds are highly traded commodity and generate huge revenues.  According to the World Diamond Council, about 65% of the world’s diamonds come from African countries.

Do you know the true size of Africa?

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Reference:

1.  http://www.diamondfacts.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=118&Itemid=156&lang=en

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