Lucapa Diamond Company Limited (ASX: LOM) (“Lucapa” or the “Company”) is preparing to commence the next phase of the the Company’s kimberlite exploration program at the Lulo Diamond Concession in Angola. New program includes extensive further evaluation of four known diamond-bearing Lulo kimberlites as Lucapa steps up its search for the sources of the exceptional alluvial diamonds being mined at Lulo. – March 23, 2015 ASX Announcement.


  • More than 80 kimberlite targets to be sampled and/or drilled at Lulo as part of a comprehensive 24-month program which builds on the positive kimberlite exploration results achieved to date.
  • New program to commence in April with extensive further evaluation of four known diamond- bearing pipes at Lulo and laboratory analysis of drill core.
  • First bulk samples also to be excavated from the priority L46 kimberlite, which has been identified as a likely source of the high-grade diamonds recovered from the E46 alluvial area at Lulo.
  • Program includes drilling of 48 priority targets in the western kimberlite province and first testing of 38 targets in the new eastern kimberlite province at Lulo.
  • Kimberlite program will utilise the original 10tph diamond sampling plant at Lulo to enable continuous alluvial diamond mining through main 150tph diamond plant.

You may get the full ASX announcement here: Lucapa-Steps-Up-Kimberlite-Diamond-Program-At-Lulo.

JUST RELEASED: Kimberlite Provinces of Angola Map by Sínese

The Kimberlite Provinces of Angola Map has just been released (in pdf format, A1 size). To get it, just click this link or write me an e-mail ( This map follows the release in last October of our report “One century of Angolan diamonds”, which you can still get here or writing me an e-mail.

This is a project developed by  Chambel, Correia and Caetano, the 3 Cs of Angolan diamonds 😉 . You can follow us here, our (never perfect, continuously improving) blog or at Linkedin (look for and follow Sinese in Linkedin), joining the Diamonds – Angola Linkedin group or connecting with me. You can always write me an e-mail

Comments, suggestions, questions, help requests, project proposals, joint research projects on economic geology always welcome.