The world’s Top 10 diamond mines: Part 2

Our first blog post saw us listing the bottom 5 of the World's Top 10 diamond mines. We continue where we left off with our countdown, moving from position 5 to the top mine. Can you guess where it's located? 5. Udachny (Udachnaya), Russia (estimated reserves 108 million carats) Discovered a mere two days after Mir, [...]

The world’s Top 10 diamond mines: Part 22017-11-28T15:01:32+00:00

404ct Angolan diamond sells for $16m

Lucapa Diamond Company have accounced that the 404ct diamond, recently recovered from their Lulo Diamond Project in Angola, has been sold for US$16 million. The sale price on this top quality alluvial diamond represents an average price of US$39,580 per carat, a record price for any white diamond recovered from Lulo. Lucapa Chief Executive Stephen Weatherall went [...]

404ct Angolan diamond sells for $16m2017-11-28T14:35:54+00:00

Angola’s biggest ever diamond discovered

Australian miner Lucapa Diamond Company yesterday announced the recovery of a 404.2ct diamond from it's Angolan mining operations. Believed to be the world's 27th biggest diamond ever discovered, it is believed to be worth in the region of $200 million. Discovered in Lulo, from alluvial diamond mining in Mining Block 8, the gem has been confirmed [...]

Angola’s biggest ever diamond discovered2017-11-28T14:35:00+00:00