In recent news Lucara Diamond Corp shared they have unearthed a 327 carat rough diamond from its Karowe mine in Botswana. The rough diamond is of a high color grade for colorless diamonds and is the eighth over 100-carat diamond that Lucara group has found in 2018.
This diamond discovery is the ninth largest rough diamond found in history. While earlier that same month the same miner unearthed a 472-carat diamond that was top light brown. The reason for all the rare and unique findings is, according to Lucara, because of the unique quality of the mine. Karowe is known for producing large stones with large findings such as the 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona and 813 carat Constellation diamonds for example.
The two rough diamonds of 327 carats and 472 carats will be going up for exceptional stone tender in June. Together with more special size findings, Lucara did since the start of this year.