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Summary of the diamond resource potential and production capacity assessment of Guinea

Describes organizational process and field study used to estimate production capacity (mostly by artisanal miners) in the parts of the country likely to contain diamonds. We estimate a production capacity of 600,000 carats per year.

by Chirico, Peter G. and Malpeli, Katherine C.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3129
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Related topics:
Economic geology, Gem resources, International programs, Natural resource assessment, Mineral deposit areas
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