160-carat tough present in Angola

160-carat tough present in Angola

160-carat tough present in Angola
A 160-carat diamond has been discovered at Lucapa’s Lulo Mine.
Photograph by Lucapa Diamond Firm

A high-quality tough diamond weighing 160 carats has been recovered from Lucapa Diamond Firm’s Lulo Mine in Angola.

The white Sort IIa stone marks the 28th diamond bigger than 100 carats to be recovered from the location since mining started in January 2015, experiences Lucapa and its working companions, Endiama E.P., and Rosas & Petalas. It was discovered on the similar alluvial mining block because the 170-carat ‘Lulo Rose,’ which was unearthed earlier this 12 months.  

Just lately, Lucapa transitioned to mining tough from the lezirias (i.e. flood plains) of the location, which has led to the restoration of bigger diamonds, the miner says. Prior to now two months, the group has discovered greater than 100 stoned weighing greater than 10.8 carats on the deposit.

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