Lesotho mine Mothae achieves US$1,050/ carat for second sale of 2021

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Lucapa Diamond Company and its partner, the government of Lesotho have announced the results of the second diamond sale in 2021 from the Mothae kimberlite mine in Lesotho: a 5,619-carat parcel of rough diamonds was sold for US$1,050/ carat or US$5.9 million.

The sale included the 215-carat D-colour stone (213-carat post boiling weight) and an 11- carat pink diamond.

Mothae, as a result of the strong production and sales results, has repaid US$2.0 million to Lucapa in respect of the loan advanced for the development, construction and expansion of the mine.5,619-ct rough diamonds From Mothae kimberlite mine in Lesotho