The contemporary discover is described as a clivage gem of variable high quality with important domains of high-quality white gem materials.
Throughout an 11-day manufacturing run in June of EM/PK(S) unit of the South Lobe, which sourced the most recent stone, a number of different high-quality white gems have been additionally recovered. These embrace 5 diamonds weighing 148-carats, 90-carats, 88-carats, 86-carats, and 67-carats respectively.
President Eira Thomas mentioned that discovering one other “historic” diamond was a world document for Karowe.
“Though advanced, these diamond recoveries do comprise massive domains of prime color white gem that might be remodeled by our partnership with HB Antwerp into precious collections of prime color polished diamonds, very a lot in excessive demand available in the market at this time,” Thomas said in the statement.
12 months so far, Karowe has produced 17 diamonds higher than 100-carats, together with 5 over 300-carats, Thomas famous.
The federal government of Botswana, Africa’s largest producer of diamonds, announced last week that its three way partnership with De Beers had discovered a 1,098-carat stone, the largest Debswana has ever recovered because it started operations 5 a long time in the past.