AGD finds exceptional 47.61 carat deep lemon yellow at Grib

48 carat rough yellow diamond

AGD Diamonds, the firm that operates and owns the Grib diamond mine in northern Central Russia announced it has recovered a gem-quality, deep lemon yellow diamond, weighing 47.61 carats, on July 13, 2019.

The stone was found during the ore processing at Grib’s processing plant. In a news release in Russian, AGD said the diamond is of an extremely rare deep lemon hue and is classified as a “high end stone.” Experts noted its perfect octahedral shape and its high – flawless – clarity.

The company noted that the stone has been recovered undamaged thanks to the mine’s innovative, advanced mining technologies and processing by means of its XRT system.

Source: IDEX