Marange diamond fields. The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread smallscale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare West, Zimbabwe. 'Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of .
Victims of their own claims. Between 2010, when Zimbabwe's diamond production surged 775 percent to 8,4 million carats, and 2012, when it reached its peak output of 12,1 million carats, former mines minister, Obert Mpofu, repeatedly claimed the country would become the world's top diamond producer.