The world’s fifth largest diamond has been discovered in Lesotho
A 910-carat diamond, which is believed to be the world’s fifth largest diamond, has been unearthed in Lesotho.
The stone was discovered in Letseng mine by Gem Diamonds, a UK miner with operations in Botswana and Lesotho.
Clifford Elphick, Gem Diamonds’ chief executive, says the find is a “landmark discovery” and is the largest diamond ever mined by the company. Gem Diamonds shared rose 15% after news of the find. Full Story