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Letšeng Yields 161ct. Rough

Stone is eighth over 100 carats Gem Diamonds has recovered this year.
Oct 29, 2019 7:07 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... Gem Diamonds has recovered a diamond weighing 161 carats from its Letšeng mine in Lesotho.

The miner found the “high-quality” white, type IIa stone on October 28, it said. Including this rough, Gem Diamonds has retrieved five white stones over 100 carats this year. It also produced a further three of that size in other colors.

In 2018, the mine, known for its large, high-quality stones, yielded 15 diamonds over 100 carats.

Image: The 161-carat diamond. (Gem Diamonds)
Tags: 161 carats, Gem Diamonds, Letšeng, Letšeng mine, Rapaport News
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