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Diamond Origin and Occurrence

16.2 Diamond Origin and Occurrence

Diamonds occur in two general types of deposits world wide:

  • volcanic pipes, also known as kimberlite pipes

Introduction to Diamonds

History of Diamond

The earliest productive mines were in the Golconda region of India, particularly along the Kristna River. After 1725 this mining district was gradually eclipsed in importance by the diamond deposits of Brazil. Diamonds were first mined there along the Jequitinhonha River, in the Diamantina area of the state of Minas Gerais.

Read more: Introduction to Diamonds

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