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


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