Lucara Recovers Seventh 300+Carat Diamond and Third Gem-Quality 300+Carat Diamond for 2021

Lucara Diamond Corporation, the Canadian diamond mining company, the sole owner and operator of the Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswan, in a press release dated July 29, 2021, announced the recovery of a 393.5-carat, top white, Type IIa gem-quality diamond, the third such 300+ carat gem-quality diamond recovered from the Karowe Diamond Mine in 2021 and the seventh 300+ carat rough diamond recovered so far this year from the mine. The diamond was recovered from direct milling of ore sourced from the M/PK(S) unit of the South Lobe, the source of the top-white gem-quality 341-carat and 378-carat rough diamonds recovered in January 2021 and the 62.7-carat fancy-pink Boitumelo rough diamond in July 2021. During the same production month another 156.2-carat top-white gem-quality diamond was also recovered from processing of the M/PK(S) material.

393 carat top whitetype2a gem quality rough diamond recovered from karowepeg
393 carat top whitetype2a gem quality rough diamond recovered from karowepeg

Commenting on the recovery of the latest gem-quality rough diamond, Eira Thomas, President and CEO of Lucara said, “ Lucara is pleased to annoiunce the recovery of the 393-carat Type Iia white from the M/PK(S) unit of the South Lobe, the third +300 carat whie gem from the M/PK(S) in 2021. This recent recovery continues to demonstrate the strong and consistent resource performance of the South Lobe. The 393-carat and 156-carat diamionds add to the collection of significant diamond recoveries in 2021, as Lucara looks to ramp up construction activities for the proposed underground expansion at Karowe.”

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