Where are gemstones mined?

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Nolan Rutherford asked a question: Where are gemstones mined?
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Date created: Wed, Apr 28, 2021 12:19 AM
Date updated: Fri, Jul 1, 2022 2:40 PM

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Most gemstones form in the Earth's crust, approximately 3 to 25 miles beneath the Earth's surface. Two gemstones, diamonds and peridot, are found much deeper in the Earth. Diamond forms in “kimberlite pipes” that originate in the Earth's mantle (>125 miles) and end at the surface.

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