Добавлено: Пн Авг 30, 2021 7:35 am Заголовок сообщения: In Pics: Botswana unearths 'Giant Diamond' weighing 1,098 ca
A diamond trading company inslotxoBotswana. It showcases a colossal 1,098 carat diamond unearthed two weeks ago, believed to be the third largest diamond the world has ever discovered.
Debswana, which owns the diamond, said it was only discovered June 1. They are only slightly lighter than the second largest diamond in the world, also mined in Botswana in 2015.
“This is the largest diamond we've found. Over 50 years we have been in the industry,” said Lynette Armstrong, acting director of Debswana.
“From the initial assessment We believe it is the 3rd largest quality gemstone in the world.”
Debswana is a joint venture between the Botswana government. with De Beers, and up to 80% of the company's revenues go to the government's treasury in the form of dividends, royalties and taxes.
Botswana's Minister of Minerals, Lefoko Moaki, said the huge diamond was found at the perfect time. Because the diamond business has been sluggish for a long time due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic.
The world's largest diamond was discovered at the Cullinan Mine in South Africa in 1905 weighing 3,106 carats. 2015[/img]