Lucapa Diamond Company Limited (ASX: LOM) – $0.170
15 Sep 2015
Lucapa Diamond Company Limited (ASX: LOM) has further recovered three large diamonds from ongoing mining operations at Mining Block 8 at the Lulo Diamond Project located in Angola (Figure 1).
Figure 1. Location of the Lulo Diamond Project
The latest three diamonds recovered weigh 40.59 carats, 28.13 carats and 23.32 carats. Testing on a Yehuda colorimeter has confirmed that the 40.59 carat diamond is a Type IIa gem (Figure 2). The 28.13 carat diamond has been confirmed to be a Type I gem.
Figure 2. 40.59 carat Type IIa diamond
To date, a total of 14 large diamonds have been recovered from Mining Block 8 at the Lulo Diamond Project. Operations are continuing beyond the September Quarter.
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