(IDEX Online) - AIM-listed mining company BlueRock Diamonds plc recovered a 20.72-carat gem quality stone from the Kareevlei Diamond Mine in the Kimberley region of South Africa. This is the second stone recovered from the mine over 20 carats.
...The previous stone weighed in at 24.98 carats and sold for $190,000. "I am highly encouraged by the recovery of yet another significant stone which is of a similar quality to a number of other larger stones that we have recovered recently," said Mike Houston, BlueRock Diamonds executive chairman." The latest find will be sold at the company's upcoming October tender.BlueRock Diamonds recently sold a 10.6-carat stone for $103,000 at its September tender. This was the six stone the company has sold this year for over $50,000, realising a total sales price of $600,000 for these six stones.