World�s second largest diamond found at Karowe

The 1,111 carat stone was unearthed at Karowe Mine in Orapa
The 1,111 carat stone was unearthed at Karowe Mine in Orapa

The Karowe Mine near Orapa has carved its name into the diamond mining history books after the world’s second largest gem quality stone was unearthed.

Promoters of the mine, Lucara Diamond yesterday announced that a 1,111-carat gem quality diamond was found at Karowe’s south lobe.

The diamond is the largest discovered since the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond was found at the Cullinan mine in South Africa in 1905.

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