LUCAPA RAKES IN $1,234 PER CARAT IN LATEST LULO DIAMONDS SALE
Lucapa, which owns and operates the Lulo alluvial mine in Angola and the Mothae kimberlite mine in Lesotho, sold a parcel of 3,558 carats of Lulo diamonds for $4.4 million in its latest sale – a whooping $1,234 per carat, according to IDEX Online. In 2019 to date, Lucapa has sold a total of $26.5 million worth of Lulo diamonds ($2,764 per carat).
Lucapa also reported selling a parcel of 4,376 carats of Mothae diamonds for $1.8 million. These figures bring sales of diamonds from Lulo mine in Angola and the Mothae kimberlite mine in Lesotho to $35.5 million in 2019 to date.
Earlier this week, Lucapa announced the recovery of a top-color, exceptional 64-carat diamond from its Mothae mine in Lesotho. According to Lucapa MD Stephen Wetherall, the Type IIa D-colour stone “is considered to be the best individual diamond recovered to date from the Mothae mine”.