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Diamond Fields Pink Sells for $17K/ct.

Tender is company’s first since resuming offshore mining in Namibia last year.
Mar 18, 2019 8:30 AM   By Rapaport News
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 A pink diamond from Namibia’s offshore drilling program fetched $17,000 per carat at a tender in Antwerp.

The 5.71-carat stone fetched $97,076 at the sale, the first Diamond Fields Resources has held since resuming mining in 2018, it said last week.

The company also sold 47,298 carats of high-quality white and colored rough stones for $1.1 million, it noted. It sold all the diamonds it offered at the tender.

Diamond Fields recovered the stones between November and January, over the course of a 65-day period, it added.

Image: The 5.71-carat pink diamond. (Diamond Fields)
Tags: Antwerp, Antwerp tender, diamond fields, Diamond Fields Resources, Namibia offshore, Rapaport News
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