Lucara Diamonds Over 100 carats
Lucara Diamond Corp recently announced that it has recovered 13 gemstones that weigh larger than 100 carats, and two of which exceed 200 carats. The recovery included 8 of the 13 stones are gem quality diamonds. The largest gem quality stones weigh 259cts, 239cts, and two weigh 153cts each and a 133cts stone.
Since the inception of the second quarter, Karowe has produced 23 diamonds larger than 10.8 carats, which includes 27 diamonds of the weights between 50 and 100 carats.
William Lamb, President and CEO, commented, “The ongoing recovery of these large and exceptional white diamonds continues to drive increased value for Lucara and its shareholders and has established the Karowe mine as a rare source of truly exceptional diamonds. The ongoing recovery of such stones is encouraging for a potential third exceptional stone tender during the fourth quarter of 2014.”