Largest diamond in more than a century found in Botswana - The Guardian

Shares in the company that mined the 1,111-carat gem jumped 34% on Thursday. Photograph: Lucien Comen/Lucara Diamond/AFP/Getty. Mining. Largest diamond in more than a century found in Botswana. The 'high-quality' gem is only second in size to ...and more »

Giant Bling: World's Second-Largest Diamond Unearthed - Live Science

A mining company operating in Botswana recently announced that it has "recovered" the second-largest diamond in the world. And, no, you wouldn't want to wear it on your ring finger. At 1,111 carats, the rock weighs nearly half a pound (227 grams) and ...and more »

This is the biggest diamond found in more than 100 years -

The biggest diamond to be unearthed in over a century has been found by the Lucara Diamond Corporation in Botswana. ADVERTISEMENT. The 1,111 carat diamond is just smaller than a tennis ball but has a value "impossible to estimate" according to ...and more »

This is what a 1111-carat diamond looks like - The Weather Network

Friday, November 20, 2015, 7:10 PM - The largest diamond discovery in over a century, and the second-largest diamond ever found, has been unearthed at a mine in Botswana. The high-quality, 1,111-carat gem originated from the south lobe of Lucara's ...and more »

Biggest diamond found in more than a century - Financial Times

A Canadian miner claims it has unearthed the biggest diamond to be found for more than a century, with the discovery of a 1,111 carat gem-quality stone in Botswana. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news.and more »

Biggest Diamond in More Than a Century Unearthed in Botswana - Bloomberg

A 1,111 carat gem-quality diamond, second in size only to the Cullinan diamond cut into the British Crown jewels, has been unearthed by Lucara Diamond Corp. in Botswana. The Type-IIa stone, just smaller than a tennis ball, is the largest diamond ...and more »

Canadian miner Lucara finds 1111-carat diamond — believed to be second-largest ever - Financial Post

Handout/ Lucara Diamond Corp.There is no way to guess where this diamond could be priced because nothing remotely similar to it has ever been sold in the modern tender process. Twitter · Google+ · LinkedIn · Email · Typo? More. Comments · Tumblr ...and more »

Massive 1111-carat diamond mined in Botswana -

A small Canadian diamond company has found what it says is the world's second-biggest gem quality diamond ever recovered, and the largest in more than a century, at its mine in Botswana. Lucara Diamond Corp said on Wednesday the 1,111-carat stone ...and more »

Apple-sized diamond unearthed in Botswana - Mother Nature Network (blog)

The Lucara diamond, measuring 1,111 carats, may look like a chunk of ice, but don't be deceived. It's the second-largest high-quality diamond ever discovered on Earth. (Photo: Lucara). A Canadian mining company has unearthed the largest single diamond ...and more »

Value of huge Botswana diamond still unknown - The Guardian

The 1,111-carat diamond from the Karowe mine, the world's second largest gem-quality diamond ever recovered. Photograph: Lucien Comen/Lucara Diamond Corp/AFP/Getty Images. Science. Value of huge Botswana diamond still unknown.and more »