“The ultimate worth [is] dependent upon the client’s confidence of what reduce stones may be recovered,” government chairman Mike Houston said in the statement.
The invention comes solely every week after Bluerock recovered a 21.6-carat diamond from the identical mine.
“It is a essential discovery for BlueRock because it helps the ‘measurement frequency distribution charts’ that point out our pipes will ship massive excessive worth diamonds,” Houston added.
The manager additionally famous that the “run of mine” parcel of diamonds recovered this 12 months have secured values of over $400 per carat.
The 2 diamonds shall be bought on the finish of the month, BlueRock mentioned.
Shares in BlueRock climbed to £47.22 in early morning London buying and selling on the announcement and have been nonetheless up 10.6% at £44.8 by 2:30pm GMT, leaving the miner with a market capitalization of £5.72 million (about $7.9m).
The corporate, which updates the market when it recovers stones valued at over $50,000, fetched $163,000 in January for a 14.8 carat diamond.