Алмазный карьер в России
The diamond pit "Mir" is a big diamond field located in Yakutia (Russia). Deposits of diamonds were open here in 1955. The pit has depth of 525 m and diameter of 1,2 km. Annually about 1,5 billion tons of diamond ore are extracted here. In 1981 in career "Mir" was found a large jeweler diamond weighing 342,5 carats. In March, 2002 a diamond President weighing 79,9 carats was mined in this diamon mine.