BlueRock just recovered a reco

BlueRock just recovered a record 16.28-carat diamond in SA

BlueRock Diamonds recently announced the recovery of an exceptional 16.28-carat diamond from its Kareevlei mine in the Kimberley region of South Africa.

BlueRock just recovered a reco

BlueRock Diamonds has recovered a 16.28 carat diamond from its Kareevlei mine in South Africa.

The diamond is said to be the biggest ever found at Kareevlei.

According to Proactive Investors, the stone is 4.58-carats bigger than the previous stone found on 1 February 2019 (pictured above).

“This discovery follows hot on the heels of our recovery of an exceptional 8.97-carat diamond on Friday 1st February,” said BlueRock chief executive Adam Waugh.

“The quality of these diamonds is a reminder of why we are so confident about the potential of the Kareevlei mine and the outlook for 2019.”

The 8.97-carat diamond was reportedly the third stone BlueRock has mined from Kareevlei which is independently valued in excess of $50,000.

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“The two previous record value stones were a 7.76 carat stone recovered in 2017 and sold for $10,070 per carat and a 10.58 carat stone recovered in 2018 and sold for $7,047 per carat.”

Blue Rock Diamonds’ Kareevlei project holds the Mining Right over 3000 hectares in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, approximately 100 km North West of Kimberley.

According to DFA, BlueRock Diamonds is an AIM-listed diamond producer which produces diamonds of exceptional quality and ranks in the top 10 in the world in terms of average value per carat.

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