BlueRock Diamonds which owns and operates the Kareevlei Diamond Mine in South Africa has recovered its largest diamond to date.
It has recovered a 24.98 carat gem quality stone. This diamond will shortly be put to tender, the results of which will be known on Monday 17 June.
The largest diamond prior to this was 16.28 carats which sold for US$ 78,947.
Mike Houston, Executive Chairman comments:
“This record recovery of such a high-quality diamond is an exciting milestone and underpins why we are so confident about the potential of the Kareevlei mine.
"We have a comprehensive development plan to increase production and I look forward to providing further updates as we progress.”