Another Massive Diamond Recovered

Sierra Leone mining company has recovered a 476 carat rough diamond in the nation’s Kono at Meya.

The 476 Carat stone ranks as the fifth largest rough ever found in Sierra Leone.

Meya holds an exclusive diamond exploration license in the Kono district.

Meya also recovered rough diamonds weighing 27.93 carats and 19.70 carats at the same time.

The company’s announcement follows the discovery of the 709-carat Diamond in the Kono district in March.

The Rapaport Group will auction that diamond  believed to be the 14th-largest in history in New York on December 4.


Sierra Leone Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources Minkailu Mansaray with the 476-carat diamond.