Gem Diamonds 172 carat

Gem Diamonds Unearths Two Massive Diamonds in One Week

Gem Diamonds has unearthed two diamonds over 100 carats within a week from its Letseng mine in Lesotho, IDEX Online reports.


The latest find, a 172.06-carat Type II white diamond, marks the seventh diamond over 100 carats recovered this year, up from five in all of 2023. On May 28, UK-based Gem Diamonds announced the recovery of a 212.49-carat Type II white diamond, followed by the 172.06-carat stone on June 2.


Earlier this year, the company also found diamonds weighing 118.7 carats and 169.15 carats within two weeks of each other in April. The largest recovery so far in 2024 was a 295-carat stone in January.


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