Ellendale's fancy yellows ready to shine again

THE Western Australian government has moved to shift liability for the abandoned Ellendale yellow diamond mine in the West Kimberley to a private operator after calling for expressions of interest to reopen the mine on a new mining lease.

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Ellendale's open pit

The Kimberley Diamond Company produced about half of the world's highly valued fancy yellow diamonds at Ellendale between 2002 and 2015 from the E4 and E9 pits, before it went into liquidation in July