MINING – Lucara announces recovery of fourth diamond in excess of 1,000 carats from the Karowe mine in Botswana

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Lucara Diamond Corp. has announced the recovery of a 1,080.1 carat diamond from its 100% owned Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana.

MINING – Lucara announces recovery of fourth diamond in excess of 1,000 carats from the Karowe mine in Botswana
LUCARA ANNOUNCES RECOVERY OF FOURTH DIAMOND IN EXCESS OF 1,000 CARATS FROM THE KAROWE MINE IN BOTSWANA, A 1,080 CARAT TYPE IIA WHITE GEM QUALITY DIAMOND FROM THE SOUTH LOBE (CNW Group/Lucara Diamond Corp.)

The diamond, measuring 82.2 x 42.8 x 34.2mm, is described as a Type IIa top white gem of high quality, recovered in the Coarse XRT unit at Karowe from direct milling of ore sourced from the M/PK(S) unit of the South Lobe.

The 1,080.1 carat diamond represents the fourth +1,000 carat diamond recovered from the South Lobe of the AK6 kimberlite since 2015.

Other notable recoveries include the 1,758 carat Sewelô (2019), a 1,174 carat diamond (2021), and the 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona (2015).