Diamonds are some of the most interesting minerals on Earth. Where do they come from? Where is the largest diamond manufacturing in the world? How are diamonds made? These are questions that many people may not know, but you will find answers to all your questions here.
Rough diamonds have been mined in Russia since the 19th century, and today they account for 90% of all diamond production. The main mine — Alrosa— produces an estimated 38 million carats annually across 11 mines located throughout Siberia. Russian rough rocks can be found with many different shapes: elongated octagons, square prisms, chips whose symmetry is neither perfect nor absolute – it varies depending on how deep you drill into its walls; even some disc-like boulders that might look more like glass than stone due to their transparency!
Botswana is the world leader based on the value of diamonds mined there. In terms of volume, however, this country comes second after Russia with about 14% percent contribution to global supply (as opposed to its share in total output). It’s also home for De Beers company and produces most their gemstones which can include any type or shape from fancy colors like pink hue royal blue pastels–even white)–depending upon what has been requested by clientele seeking either uniqueness that sets them apart.