A friend allowed me to enlarge my precious photo gallery (next time I will have to ask for samples…). The picture doesn’t make true justice to the stone (blame the photographer; I will sort out some good excuses).
Lucapa Diamond Company Limited (ASX: LOM) just announced the sale of a fourth parcel of diamonds from the Lulo Diamond Concession in Angola for gross proceeds of A$2.9 million as alluvial mining operations at the project continue to ramp up. The sale represented an exceptional average price of A$1,870/carat (US$1,500) for the 1,539 carat parcel, demonstrating … Continue reading LULO (Lucapa Diamond Company) 1,539 ct parcel sold at 1.500 USD/ct
A atividade de perito-classificador-avaliador de diamantes em bruto em território nacional só pode ser exercida por quem for detentor de título profissional válido e reúna condições de idoneidade, sendo a INCM a entidade competente para o procedimento de habilitação e emissão do respetivo título, nos termos da Lei n.º 5/2015, de 15 de janeiro, e … Continue reading PERITO – CLASSIFICADOR – AVALIADOR DE DIAMANTES: WORKSHOP A 18 MAIO
Petra Diamonds Limited is attending the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining & Steel Conference 2015 in Barcelona and has published a new presentation on its website. The presentation may be obtained here: BAML-Mining-Presentation-12-14-May-2015-FINAL. Petra Diamonds is a diamond mining group with interests in five producing mines: Finsch, Cullinan, Koffiefontein and Kimberley Underground (South Africa) … Continue reading PETRA DIAMONDS LATEST PRESENTATION (May 12, 2015)
The precambrian Sopa Conglomerate is the source for modern alluvial diamonds deposits in the Diamantina (Minas Gerais) region. This old secondary formation is being reworked by the rivers in the area, releasing the diamonds it stores (themselves originated in primary, still unidentified, sources) into modern alluvia. Both the old conglomerate (Fm. Sopa – Brumadinho – … Continue reading The source of diamonds in the Diamantina (Minas Gerais) region: Fm. Sopa – Brumadinho
According to http://www.bloomberg.com, De Beers lowered prices by about 3 percent, with bigger reductions for certain categories, at a sale this week in Botswana, according to the people, who asked not to be identified as the information isn’t public. The miner offered about $450 million of rough diamonds at the sale, the people said. Full … Continue reading DE BEERS’ ROUGH DIAMOND PRICES DECREASE