How diamonds are mined

By Mlgdave | Fun Stuff

How Diamonds are mined, this is a very cool article or infographic about diamond mining. I love the ingenuity of man!

INFOGRAPHIC: How diamonds are mined

The last kimberlite eruption occurred over 25 million years ago. Alluvial mining is a less common method for mining diamonds. Rather pipe mining is a more popular and efficient.

Incredible work goes into retrieving diamonds before they arrive in your local store.

They originated from kimberlite pipes. The last kimberlite eruption occurred over 25 million years ago. Alluvial mining is a less common method for mining diamonds. Rather pipe mining is a more popular and efficient. The differences between the two are interesting. INFOGRAPHIC: How diamonds are mined | MINING.com

 

how diamonds are mined