Scientists have discovered a rare diamond weighing 72 carats

A unique discovery was revealed in the Maluti mountains

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Ученые обнаружили редкий алмаз массой в 72 карата

Found a rare yellow diamond

Small in the North-West of the Kingdom of Lesotho found a rare yellow diamond with weight of 72 carats. It is reported by South African news website “Ньюс24”.

In recent years, Lesotho has become the main supplier of large and very large diamonds. So, in 2018 in this small mountainous country was discovered crystals with a mass of 910 carats – fifth in size. Just ahead of “Cullinan” (3106 carats), “Our world” (1109 carats), the Excelsior (995 carats) and the “Star of Sierra Leone” (968 carats).

Diamond boom originated in Lesotho – a poor state in Southern Africa about 10 years ago, when the authorities for the sake of attracting foreign investors adopted a new mining code. While the forest land was signed by the identity document. These measures quickly made themselves felt. The summer months that were closed in 1982, allowed to process different types of nuggets.

We also wrote that the white diamond of the first water in the shape of a heart, weighing 92 carats sold at auction in Geneva for 14,99 million dollars. In addition, Belgium has opened a diamond Museum.

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Ученые обнаружили редкий алмаз массой в 72 карата

Ученые обнаружили редкий алмаз массой в 72 карата

Ученые обнаружили редкий алмаз массой в 72 карата

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