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Diamonds Diamonds are a luxury resource in Civilization VI. They are found on Hills in most terrain types, or in Rainforests.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Diamonds Diamonds provide a substantial amount of Gold Gold and up to 3 extra Production Production when mined with the correct technology. These are a valuable commodity to gain when available.

Civilopedia entry[edit | edit source]

Formed in the lithospheric mantle under conditions of extreme heat and pressure, lumps of metastable allotropes of carbon – better known as diamonds – have fueled wonder and greed in civilization since the days of ancient India. Found in deposits near the surface, by the 4th Century BC several Indian settlements were trading in diamonds, which inevitably found their way to Europe. Although uncut and unpolished – the technology for this wouldn’t be developed until the late 1300s – diamonds became a marker of power and privilege. They still are, although now faux diamonds can be made in labs.

Civilization VI Resources [edit]
Luxury

Amber R&F-Only.pngCinnamonSCitrusClovesSCocoaCoffeeCosmeticsGCottonDiamondsDyesFursGold Ore3GypsumHoney1IncenseIvoryJadeJeansGMarbleMercuryOlives R&F-Only.pngPearlsPerfumeGSaltSilkSilverSpicesSugarTeaTobaccoToysGTrufflesTurtles R&F-Only.pngWhalesWine

Bonus

BananasCattleCopperCrabsDeerFishMaize1RiceSheepStoneWheat

Strategic

AluminumCoalHorsesIronNiterOilUranium

Special

Antiquity SiteLey Line2Shipwreck

G: Accessed by Great MerchantS: Suzerainty with Zanzibar
1 Added in Maya & Gran Colombia Pack2 Secret Societies mode only • 3 Specific scenarios only
R&F-Only.png Added in the Rise and Fall expansion pack.
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