A 34.17 carat Fancy Vivid Yellow Rough Diamond was recovered by Almazy Anabara a mining company affiliate of Alrosa.
This is the Alrosa diamond mines largest fancy colored rough this year.
The diamond was found at its Ebelyakh alluvial mining deposit in the remote region of Yakutia in northeastern Russia.
The Vivid Yellow Diamond will be sent to Alrosa in Moscow at the end of the month for a detailed assessment, but the company said it is a transparent intense yellow crystal with a minor inclusion.
This year Almazy Anabara recovered a 27.85 carat pink diamond the largest pink stone in Alrosa’s history.