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Rough diamonds from Lucapa’s Mothae sold for US$420/ carat

Lucapa and its partners have announced the results of the third diamond sale in 2021 from the Mothae kimberlite mine in Lesotho.
BlueRock Diamonds

Lucapa’s second diamond sale in 2021 fetches US$5.9 million

“With positive sentiment returning to the sector we look forward to Mothae operating at its expanded capacity of 1.6 Mtpa."

More monsters from Mothae

Lucapa has now produced 23 +100 carat diamonds, four of which are greater than 200 carats (across the two mines)
Letšeng lesotho covid-19

Mining operations suspended at Mothae

Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases the Lesotho Government has imposed a 14-day nation-wide lockdown commencing midnight Lesotho time tonight.

Mothae diamonds sell for $7.2 million

The parcel of 4,676 carats of rough diamonds were sold for a total of US$5.6 million or US$1,198 per carat.
Letšeng lesotho covid-19

Mothae expansion will increase production growth by 200%

“With the completion of this Mothae expansion, Lucapa will have successfully delivered on its group production growth target of 200%.
Letšeng lesotho covid-19

Lucapa revises Mothae’s mineral resource value

A JORC classified Inferred Resource has been estimated for 39.4 Mt, containing ~960,000 carats of diamonds at a diamond grade of 2.44 cpht
Lucapa Diamond Company

280% increase in Mothae indicated diamond resource

“This the result of almost 16 months of mining and treatment through the new commercial plant.” - Lucapa MD Stephen Wetherall
Lucapa Diamond Company

Scaled mining recommences operations at Mothae

Mothae has resumed mining and treatment operations in compliance with health measures to ensure the safety of employees and contractors.

Lucapa’s Mothae to restart, significant expansion on the cards

ASX-listed diamond Lucapa Diamond Company has announced a restart plan to recommence diamond mining operations at its Lesotho-based Mothae diamond mine.