Botswana – African diamond junior Lucara Diamonds continues to recover numerous exceptional diamonds at its Karowe mine which most recently includes the recovery of a spectacular Type IIa, 336 carat diamond.
In addition to this recovery, a further three exceptional diamonds were recovered over this past weekend, a 184 carat stone, a 94 carat and a 86 carat stone. A 12 carat pale pink diamond was also recovered, the color of which will be confirmed post cleaning.
Over the past three years, since the recovery of the first large diamond from the Karowe Diamond mine in 2013, Lucara has recovered 216 diamonds that have sold for more than $250 000 each. Twelve of these diamonds sold for more than $5 million each.
William Lamb, Lucara President and CEO, comments, “The on-going recovery of large exceptional diamonds from the Karowe mine continues to support the resource estimates. This resource has consistently produced significant value for the company and its shareholders. The on-going recovery of high value stones sets Lucara apart from most other diamond producers.”