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Letšeng Yields Two Diamonds Above 100ct.

Discoveries include “high-quality” 120-carat stone.
Nov 24, 2019 6:09 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... Gem Diamonds has recovered two diamonds weighing more than 100 carats from its Letšeng mine in Lesotho.

The miner found a 120-carat, high-quality, white, type IIa diamond on November 20, and a 125-carat, low-quality stone on November 19, it said. The stones are the ninth and 10th of that magnitude for the company so far this year. It recovered five high-quality white stones and three yellow diamonds over 100 carats earlier this year.

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

Image: The 120-carat white diamond. (Gem Diamonds)
Tags: Gem Diamonds, Letšeng, Letšeng mine, Rapaport News
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