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Gem Diamonds Unearth a 233-Carat Monster Gem at Letseng

This recovery comes just days after the recovery of a 442-carat gem valued at $18 million
223 carat diamond gem
Credit: Gem Diamonds

Gem Diamonds has announced the recovery of a high quality 233-carat Type II white diamond from its Letšeng mine in Lesotho.

 

Letseng diamond mine
Credit: Gem Diamonds

 

This recovery comes just days after Gem Diamonds recovered a high quality 442-carat Type II diamond Letšeng valued at $18 million.

 

gem 442 carat big diamond
Credit: Gem Diamonds

 

Since Gem Diamonds acquired the mine in 2006, Letšeng has yielded 60-plus white gem quality diamonds of over 100 carats. In 2008, the 478-carat Light of Letšeng was bought by Graff for $18.4 million. In 2018, an exceptional quality D color Type IIa diamond from Letšeng sold for $40 million at tender in Antwerp



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