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LSE-listed diamond miner Gem Diamonds is ending 2018 on high note after recovering another two large diamonds from the Letšeng mine in Lesotho, the highest dollar per carat kimberlite diamond mine in the world.

The company has recovered a high quality 101 carat and 71 carat white Type IIa diamond, both recovered within a 24-hour period.

The recovery of the 101 carat diamond brings the total recoveries at Letšeng to a record 14 diamonds of over 100 carats during 2018.

In May Gem Diamonds recovered a 115 carat diamond and in August a 138 carat diamond.