BlueRock Diamonds PLC (LON:BRD) has recovered its largest diamond to date from the Kareevlei mine in the Kimberley region of South Africa.
The diamond is a 24.98 carat gem quality stone, which will be shortly put to tender with the results to be released on June 12.
Prior to this discovery, the largest diamond BlueRock had recovered was 16.28 carats, which sold for US$78,947.
Mike Houston, executive chairman, said: "This record recovery of such a high-quality diamond is an exciting milestone and underpins why we are so confident about the potential of the Kareevlei mine. We have a comprehensive development plan to increase production and I look forward to providing further updates as we progress."
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