The Lucapa Diamond Company and its partners, Empresa Nacional de Diamantes E.P. and Rosas & Petalas, have announced the successful completion of the third sale for 2017 of alluvial diamonds from the Lulo Diamond Project in Angola. The parcel of 1,919 carats achieved gross sale proceeds of AU$3.3 million, representing an average price per carat … Continue reading Third sale of Angolan diamonds by Lucapa
The 59.6-carat fancy vivid pink diamond has sold for US$71.2 million ($94 million), the highest price for any diamond item sold at auction in Asia.
Lucapa Diamonds has sold $9.1 million worth of diamonds from its Lulo project in Angola at the completion of its second sale for 2017.
Merlin Diamonds has discovered a 35.26 carat brown diamond at the Merlin diamond mine in the Northern Territory, the fifth largest diamond unearthed in Australia.
Lucapa has uncovered a 172.67 carat diamond at its Lulo diamond project.
Lucapa Diamond has discovered a 38.6 carat pink diamond at their Lulo Diamond project in Angola.
Petra Diamonds has unearthed a 138.57 carat Type IIa diamond at its Cullinan mine in South Africa.
The world’s second largest diamond – the size of a tennis ball – has failed to sell at Sotheby’s auction in London on Wednesday.
Two world records have been set by a fancy vivid green 5.03 carat diamond on Tuesday at Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale, selling for $US16.8 million (AUD$23 million).
Diamond sorting has taken another step forward in precision with the field testing and release of a new X-Ray Transmission machine, currently in use only in South Africa.
An interactive timeline showcasing the 3000 year history of diamond mining.
A massive 78 carat diamond, worth more than half a million dollars, has been unearthed on the Mirny Mir mine in Russia.
A Perth man has allegedly been duped out of $350,000 after a woman persuaded him to invest in a fake gold and diamond mine in Sierra Leone.
Another sizeable diamond has been discovered at a mine in Angola.
From September 1, Jean-Marc Lieberherr will take over the managing director’s position and will be responsible for all aspects of the diamonds business.
Mining giant Rio Tinto will not sell its underperforming Pacific Aluminium, its Australasian aluminium assets amid the mining slowdown.
The Australian Diamond Company has put together an infographic detailing the ten most expensive diamonds in the world, a bit of their history.
Kimberley Diamonds has seen a wall slippage at its Ellendale mine, forcing it to temporarily suspend operations.
Rio Tinto may have found a buyer for its 60 per cent stake in the Diavik diamond mine in Canada, signalling the first of the company’s ‘non-core’ assets to go in a bid to cut costs.
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