Every now and then the Lucara Diamond Mine discovers top quality and big precious stones at their hundred percent (100%) owned Karowe Diamond Mine. Today was yet another day at the mine as they discovered another big precious stone.
Reporting a few moments back, the Lucara Diamond Mine announced the discovery of the Three hundred and ninety-three (393) carat diamond which is their recent discovery. They announced in their press statement;
“Lucara Diamond Corp is pleased to announce the recovery of a 393.5 carat top white Type IIa gem quality diamond from its 100% owned Karowe Diamond Mine located in Botswana.
The diamond was recovered from direct milling of ore sourced from the M/PK(S) unit of the South Lobe. During the same production month a 156.2 carat top white gem quality diamond was also recovered from processing of M/PK(S) material.
The 393 carat diamond is the 7th diamond greater than 300 carats to be recovered at Karowe year to date and the third gem quality +300 carat produced from the M/PK(S) unit in 2021, along with the 341 carat (January 14, 2021) and 378 carat (January 26, 2021) top white gems recovered in January of this year. “
Commenting on this yet another jackpot, Eira Thomas, the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) expressed: “Lucara is pleased to announce the recovery of the 393 carat Type IIa white from the M/PK(S) unit of the South Lobe, the third +300 carat white gem from the M/PK(S) in 2021. This recent recovery continues to demonstrate the strong and consistent resource performance of the South Lobe. The 393 carat and 156 carat diamonds add to the collection of significant diamond recoveries in 2021, as Lucara looks to ramp up construction activities for the proposed underground expansion at Karowe.”
This recent remarkable discovery by Lucara Diamond Mine comes just after they discovered pink diamonds, and the third biggest diamond in the world recently.