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Mirny Diamond Mine in Eastern Russia

Mirny Diamond Mine in the east of Russia, Siberia were formed more than 300 million years ago. These beautiful items that we love so much are so valued whole cities like Mirny are constructed and populated just so people could extract them. They were formed about 25 kilometers under the ground and now people dig fro them in Siberia. Russian diamond industry is help by a company named “Alrosa” and they produce over 99% of diamonds which is almost 25% of the world diamond production. Mirny mine quarry has 525 meters depth and 1.2 kilometers diameter so it is one of the largest in world. Just take a look how they do it! Photo story thanks to Gelio

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