October 22, 2016

Second-biggest diamond of the world ‘found in Botswana’

the world’s second largest diamond

The Lucara Diamond firm says that The second-biggest gem quality diamond of the world has been found in Botswana.

The 1,111-carat stone was recovered from its Karowe mine, about 500km (300 miles) north of the capital, Gaborone.
It is the biggest diamond to be discovered in Botswana and the largest find in more than a century.

The 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond was found in South Africa in 1905 and cut into nine separate stones, many of which are in the British Crown Jewels.

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