Recent Posts About African Diamonds


How important are diamonds to Earth’s habitability?

June 18, 2019

The life span of Earth’s mainlands even with dangerous structural action is a fundamental geologic background for the rise of life on our planet. This security relies upon the hidden mantle joined to the landmasses. New research by a gathering of geoscientists from Carnegie, the Gemological Institute of America, and the University of Alberta exhibits …

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The World’s diamond deposits

April 8, 2018

For centuries, India was known as the world’s only source of diamonds. Then Brazil alluvial deposits were discovered in the 1700s. But both countries were over shadowed by South Africa’s enormous primary deposits, which appeared in the late 1800s. Today, because of advances in exploration technology, diamond deposits are no longer limited to one or …

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What are conflict diamonds?

January 13, 2017

Conflict diamonds are diamonds illegally traded to fund the conflict in war-torn areas, particularly in central and western Africa. The United Nation (UN) defines conflict diamonds as “…diamonds that originate from areas controlled by forces or factions opposed to legitimate and internationally recognized governments, and are used to fund military action in opposition to those …

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