International/10 October 2023,10:42am/ Mandla Nkosi
101.96-Carat White Diamond found at Letšeng Diamond Mine:image supplied
By Mandla Nkosi: Letšeng Diamonds, a prominent player in the global diamond industry, proudly unveiled a stunning 101.96-carat white diamond of exceptional quality.
This remarkable find was made on September 28th at the renowned Letšeng Diamond Mine, situated in the heart of Mokhotlong in Lesotho.
The discovery has caused a stir in the mining community, as Letšeng Diamonds continues to solidify its reputation as a leading producer of high-value diamonds. The 101.96-carat gem is classified as a White Type II diamond, renowned for their exceptional clarity and rare white color.
Letšeng Diamond Mine, known for its rich diamond reserves, has garnered international acclaim for yielding some of the world’s most remarkable and valuable diamonds. This latest find further underscores the mine’s significance in the global diamond market.
The extraordinary gem quality of the newly recovered diamond has captivated experts and enthusiasts alike. Its impressive size and flawless clarity make it a truly exceptional specimen, with the potential to fetch an astronomical price at auction. Diamond connoisseurs eagerly await further details about its cut, color, and overall quality, which will determine its ultimate value.
Letšeng Diamonds, a subsidiary of Gem Diamonds Limited, has a longstanding commitment to responsible and sustainable mining practices. The company’s unwavering dedication to environmental conservation and community engagement has earned it accolades within the industry.
The Letšeng Diamond Mine is renowned for its impressive track record of producing some of the most valuable diamonds globally. Notable finds at the mine include the Lesotho Legend, a 910-carat diamond discovered in 2018, and the Lesotho Promise, a magnificent 603-carat diamond found in 2006.
As Letšeng Diamonds continues to make headlines with its extraordinary discoveries, the world eagerly anticipates the next chapter in this remarkable success story. The 101.96-carat white diamond is a vivid testament to the mine’s potential and the enduring allure of these precious gemstones.