RapNet


Rapaport News

 

Mining

 
Rapaport Broadcast
Martin Rapaport’s Webinar on Estate Jewelry
October 30 2019

Advanced search
Latest Articles
Videos
Features
News
Mining
Rough Markets
Polished Markets
Manufacturing
Retail

Letšeng Mine Yields 134ct. Yellow

Diamond follows discovery of 161-carat white stone.
Apr 1, 2019 5:58 AM   By Rapaport News
Print Print Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Share Share


RAPAPORT...
 Gem Diamonds has unearthed a 134-carat yellow, the second significant colored diamond it has found this year.

It discovered the high-quality, type I stone on March 31 at its Letšeng mine in Lesotho, the company said Sunday. The last yellow-diamond of that magnitude the miner reported on was a 151.52-carat stone, which it retrieved in June 2017.

In March, Gem Diamonds sold a pink stone weighing 13.33 carats to Graff for $8.8 million.

The company, which is renowned for the discovery of large diamonds from Letšeng, recovered a white, type IIa diamond from the deposit last week. In 2018, it found a record 15 stones weighing more than 100 carats.

Image: The 134-carat yellow. (Gem Diamonds)
Tags: 134-carat yellow, Gem Diamond, Graff, Lesotho, Letšeng mine, Rapaport News
Similar Articles
Mountain ProvinceMountain Province Slides to Net Loss
Nov 07, 2019
Mountain Province saw a net loss in the third quarter,hampered by bad...
Gem Diamonds Lowers Full-Year Outlook
Angola Diamond Sales Rise
Comments: (0)  Add comment Add Comment
Arrange Comments Last to First



Call Us: 1-702-893-9400
Member License Agreement   RapNet Trading Rules & Code of Conduct    Privacy Policy  
  
twitter twitter
About Rapaport
Advertise with us