Gem Diamonds Limited has announced the discovery of high quality 117 and 110 carat, D colour Type IIa diamonds from the Letšeng mine in Lesotho, the highest dollar per carat kimberlite diamond mine in the world, in a press release.
Gem Diamonds is a leading global diamond producer of high value diamonds. The Company owns 70% of the Letšeng mine in Lesotho and 100% of the Ghaghoo mine in Botswana. The Letšeng mine is famous for the production of large, top colour, exceptional white diamonds, making it the highest dollar per carat kimberlite diamond mine in the world. Since Gem Diamonds’ acquisition of Letšeng in 2006, the mine has produced four of the 20 largest white gem quality diamonds ever recorded.