Petra Diamonds Unearthed a 425-carat Rock at Cullinan

Petra Diamonds Unearthed a 425-carat Rock at Cullinan

$PDMDF, $RIO Shares in Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL, OTCMKT:PDMDF) jumped more than 8% Friday after the miner announced it had dug up a 425.1 carat, D-color, Type II gem quality diamond at its iconic Cullinan mine in South Africa. The discovery comes less than a month after Petra found a 100.83 carat gem-quality white diamond at the […]

Alrosa Unearths 99 carat Gem-quality Diamond

Alrosa Unearths 99 carat Gem-quality Diamond

The world’s Top diamond producer by output, Alrosa, (MCX:ALRS) has unearthed a rough diamond weighing 98.8 carats at Zapolyarnaya kimberlite pipe, which is the part of Russia’s Verkhne-Munskoye diamond deposit. The rock, a unique transparent one with a visible Yellow shade and of gem-quality, is the 2nd major find since the launch of the deposit last October, Alrosa said. “The […]

Gem Diamonds Recovered a Record Number of Huge Diamonds This Year

Gem Diamonds Recovered a Record Number of Huge Diamonds This Year

$GMDMF It was a great year for Africa-focused Gem Diamonds (OTCMKT:GMDMF and L:GEMD), as the company recovered a record number of huge precious stones from its flagship Letšeng mine in Lesotho. With the 2 latest, a high quality 101 carat and 71 carat white Type IIa diamond, both recovered within a 24-hour frame, the number of stones […]

Huge Yellow Diamond Unearthed in Canadian Arctic

Huge Yellow Diamond Unearthed in Canadian Arctic

$RIO Canada’s Dominion Diamond Mines (private) and Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) shocked the market Friday by unveiling what is believed to be the largest diamond ever found in North America, measuring in about the size of a chicken-egg. The 552-carat Yellow gem quality stone, unearthed in October, measures around 3cm by 5.5cm, almost 3X the size […]

Giant Diamonds: Mining’s Top Success Story for This Year

Giant Diamonds: Mining’s Top Success Story for This Year

Giant Diamonds: Mining’s Top Success Story for This Year $GMDMF, $BHP This Summer’s crash in commodity prices is turning it into a year to forget for miners. Unless, that is you dig the world’s biggest diamonds. Gem Diamonds Ltd. (OTCMKT:GMDMF) has been the standout performer in the FTSE All-Share Mining Index, gaining almost 70% this […]

Gem Diamonds Continues to Dig Up Big Rocks in Africa

Gem Diamonds Continues to Dig Up Big Rocks in Africa

Gem Diamonds Continues to Dig Up Big Rocks in Africa $GMDMF Africa-focused Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD, OTCMKT:GMDMF) must be getting used to recovering huge precious rocks from its flagship Letšeng mine in Lesotho, as it has just dug up another massive one. The 138-carat, Top white colour Type IIa diamond is 12th diamond over 100 carats the company finds this […]

Lucapa Unearthed Another Large Diamond at Lesotho

Lucapa Unearthed Another Large Diamond at Lesotho

Lucapa Unearthed Another Large Diamond at Lesotho $LCPDF Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM, OTCMKT:LCPDF)) has found an 89-carat yellow diamond at its 70%-owned Mothae mine in Lesotho during the current bulk sampling program. The company’s managing director, Stephen Wetherall, said the recovery of such a large diamond so early in the bulk sampling program provided further proof that, just […]

Large Top Quality White Diamond Unearthed by Canada’s Mountain Province Diamonds

Large Top Quality White Diamond Unearthed by Canada’s Mountain Province Diamonds

Large Top Quality White Diamond Unearthed by Canada’s Mountain Province Diamonds $MPVD Mountain Province Diamonds (NASDAQ:MPVD) said last week it had found a 95-carat gem Diamond at its Gahcho Kué mine located in Canada’s Northwest Territories. It’s the largest gem quality diamond and the 4th biggest recovered from Gahcho Kué since production began just under 2 years ago. The […]

Lucapa Unearths a 25-ct Yellow Gem Diamond in Lesotho Mine

Lucapa Unearths a 25-ct Yellow Gem Diamond in Lesotho Mine

Lucapa Unearths a 25-ct Yellow Gem Diamond in Lesotho Mine $LCPDF Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) has found a 25-carat Yellow gem diamond at its 70%-owned Mothae mine in Lesotho, adding that the rock was recovered during the 1st 2 days of trial processing at the project. The Yellow diamond was unearthed from the Neck zone of the […]

Lucara Diamond (OTCMKT:LUCRF) Unearthed a 472 carat Diamond

Lucara Diamond (OTCMKT:LUCRF) Unearthed a 472 carat Diamond

Lucara Diamond (OTCMKT:LUCRF) Unearthed a 472 carat Diamond $LUCRF Lucara Diamond (OTCMKT:LUCRF) recovered a 472 carat, top light brown gem diamond from its 100% owned Karowe Diamond Mine located in Botswana. “In 2018, mining at Karowe is focused in the high value south lobe, which consistently delivers large, high quality diamonds in excess of 10.8 […]

Gem Diamonds Digging Up Big Rocks This Year 

Gem Diamonds Digging Up Big Rocks This Year 

Gem Diamonds Digging Up Big Rocks This Year $L.GEMD Africa-focused Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD) is having an extraordinary year so far as the small miner continues to find precious rocks bigger than 100 carats at its flagship Letšeng mine in Lesotho. Last Wednesday, the England-based company said it had dug up a 152-carat, top white color type IIa diamond, the […]

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Diamond’ Coming to Auction

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Diamond’ Coming to Auction

The World’s Most Beautiful Diamonds Coming to Auction The 163-carat flawless emerald cut gem stone is largest of its kind ever to be put up for auction. An impressive flawless 163-carat diamond that has been hailed the “World’s Most Beautiful” will go under Christie’s hammer in Geneva, CH in November. Discovered in February 2016 in eastern […]

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine $GMDMF Africa-focused Gem Diamonds (OTCMKT:GMDMF) unveiled a 115-carat stone Tuesday at its flagship Letšeng mine in Lesotho, the latest in a string of major discoveries at the operation this year. The finding of the high-quality, D-color Type IIa diamond follows the recovery of 5 other diamonds of over 100 […]

The ‘Cullinan Dream’ Blue Diamond Hammered for $25.4-M

The ‘Cullinan Dream’ Blue Diamond Hammered for $25.4-M

The ‘Cullinan Dream’ Blue Diamond Hammered for $25.4-M The successful auction price makes it the most expensive fancy intense Blue Diamond ever sold at auction. A 24.18-carat intense blue known as The Cullinan Dream has just sold for $25.4-M at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in New York, breaking all records and becoming the most expensive […]