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Monday 08 May 2023

Canada and New Production

The Ekati mine, in the Northwest territories, is a striking example of the mines in that region that began production in the past five years. All these mines produce only colorless diamonds - slightly yellow diamonds are an exception. As a result, the proportion of color diamonds in global production continues to diminish, making them even scarcer.

Types of diamonds produced in Canada: 

Colorless, and very rarely, yellow.

Production of diamonds (all types taken together)
Mine Carats ('000) $/ct $ ('000) Operator
 Ekati / Misery 3,685  144   530,640 BHP