News

Advanced Search

Lucapa Recovers 138ct. Rough

May 13, 2021 9:12 AM   By Rapaport News
Comment Comment Email Email Print Print Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Share Share


RAPAPORT...
Lucapa Diamond Company has unearthed a 138-carat rough diamond from its Lulo alluvial mine in Angola, it said Thursday.

The company found the stone at the site’s Mining Block 46 portion of the mine, which is adjacent to the area where Lucapa is conducting its exploration for the primary source, or mother lode, of the deposit’s diamonds. The stone is the seventh over 100 carats Lucapa has found at Lulo this year, and the 24th of that magnitude from the site since mining operations began.

In April, the miner found a 144-carat rough, and in March, it discovered a 131-carat, D-color, type IIa diamond; a 118-carat brown; and a lower-quality, 133-carat, grey diamond. It also recovered a 114-carat, D-color, type IIa diamond in February, as well as two diamonds weighing 104 and 113 carats in January, also from Mining Block 46.

Image: The 138-carat rough. (Lucapa Diamond Company)
Tags: Angola, lucapa, Lucapa Diamond Company, Lulo, Lulo alluvial mine, Mining Block 46, Rapaport News
Similar Articles
Diamcor rough diamonds140Diamcor to Overhaul Facilities at Mine
May 30, 2021
Diamcor is set to expand the processing facilities at its mining project in South Africa, aiming to give output
Comments: (0)  Add comment Add Comment
Arrange Comments Last to First
© Copyright 1978-2021 by Rapaport USA Inc. All rights reserved. Index®, RapNet®, Rapaport®, PriceGrid™, Diamonds.Net™, and JNS®; are registered TradeMarks.
While the information presented is from sources we believe reliable, we do not guarantee the accuracy or validity of any information presented by Rapaport or the views expressed by users of our internet service.