Letšeng Finds Seventh Big Diamond of the Year

Gem Diamonds Letseng 202 carat rough diamond

Diamond Miner Gem Diamonds has found a 202 carat rough diamond at its  Letšeng mine in Lesotho, Sothern Africa. The rough diamond is the latest of seven recovered over 100 carats this year.

The D colour type IIa diamond was recovered when they mine switched to the higher grade K6 section of the main pipe earlier this year.

The Letšeng mine is one of the highest diamond deposits by value in the world with the an average price of $2,397 per carat for the July tender.