A large coarse diamond, a pebble with silver reflections, was discovered in June Botswana, Wednesday, July 7 We learned from the Canadian company Lucara.
The 1,174-carat gem found on June 12 steals third place on the world’s largest diamond platform, for another exceptional stone discovered a few days ago, 1There is June, in the same country but by another mining company.
This is an invention “Historical, for us and Botswana”, Lukara CEO Naseem Lahri commented. “For a row of large stones, it ranks third”, He proudly told the AFP when presented to the government in Gaborone.
Leader on the world stage
This latest discovery confirms Botswana being the world leader in gemstones, six of the world’s largest diamonds.
This was welcomed by President Mogwitsi Masichi “Spectacular Moment” And the increasing frequency of diamond discoveries in the country.
Diamond discovered in 1There is 1,098 carat June, owned by Tepswana, owned by the government and South African diamond dealer de Pierce. Cullinan is the largest known diamond of more than 3,100 carats discovered in South Africa in 1905.