Frequent question: When was the first diamond found in Australia?

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When was the 1st diamond found?

The earliest diamonds were found in India in 4th century BC, although the youngest of these deposits were formed 900 million years ago. A majority of these early stones were transported along the network of trade routes that connected India and China, commonly known as the Silk Road.

Where is diamond found in Australia?

Australia’s largest and most economic diamond deposit has been the Argyle Mine, in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. It started production in the early 1980s and was, for some years, the world’s largest diamond mine by volume.

What is the biggest diamond mine in Australia?

The largest diamond produced at the Merlin mine measured 104.73 carats (20.946 g), the largest ever found in Australia, and has been valued at over US$525,000 [1].

Merlin diamond mine.

Merlin diamond mine Location in Australia
Location Borroloola
Territory Northern Territory
Country Australia

What Australian diamonds come from?

Australia is also the home of the Ellendale diamond mine – the world’s leading source of rare fancy yellow diamonds. The Ellendale Diamond contributes around half of the world’s supply of fancy yellow diamonds.

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Who found diamond First?


The story of diamonds in South Africa begins between December 1866 and February 1867 when 15-year-old Erasmus Jacobs found a transparent rock on his father’s farm, on the south bank of the Orange River.

What is the oldest diamond in the world?

The 4 billion year old diamonds were found trapped inside zircon crystals from the Jack Hills region, hundreds of kilometres north of the Western Australian capital Perth. They are thought to be about 1 billion years older than any found in terrestrial rock.