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Petra Finds an Exceptional 342.92-carat Diamond at Cullinan

The diamond is said to have “exceptional” colour and clarity
petra 342 carat white diamond
Credit: Petra Diamonds

Petra Diamonds has recovered a 342.92-carat Type IIa white rough diamond at its Cullian mine in South Africa, IDEX Online reports.

 

Cullinan diamond South Africa
Credit: Petra

 

According to Petra, the diamond has “exceptional” colour and clarity, and it will likely be offered for sale at the company’s September tender.

 

39.34 carat blue diamond petra
Credit: Petra Diamonds

 

Last March, Pera sold a 299.3-carat white Type IIa gem for $12.18 to Stargems DMCC, Dubai-based arm of the Antwerp diamond supplier. In July, the miner sold a 39.34-carat blue rough diamond, also from Cullinan, for $40 million to a De Beers/Diacore partnership



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