Botswana diamond on display
An estimate of the stone's cost is yet to be released.
The 1,098-carat stone gem diamond unearthed by Debswana is seen in Gaborone, Botswana.AFP/Monirul Bhuiyanworld's third-largest diamondhas now been put on display in Gaborone, Botswana.An estimate of the stone's cost is yet to be released, but in 2017 the world's second-largest diamond -- also found in Botswana -- was sold for $53-million.
Diamond firm Debswana says it unearthed a stone weighing 1,098-carat at its Jwaneng mine.READ:The biggest diamond ever discovered was the 3,106-carat.The Cullinan Diamond was found in South Africa in 1905.Botswana is the continent's largest producer of diamonds.
Debswana is a joint venture between the Botswana government and diamond giant, De Beers. Read more: eNCA »
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Where are zulu diamonds? Meanwhile in KZN...... 🤣 how are Batswana people going to gain from this big diamond? We need to talk more about shared wealth bagaetsho Pls can you advise how the mentally and physically handicapped in nursing homes who were denied access to vaccines should distance from their infected care givers? Suggestions? Able-bodied & able-minded people with agency to reduce their risk are now ahead of them in the queue.
WATCH: Botswana unearths world's third largest diamondICYMI: It is the third-largest in the world, behind the 3,106 carat Cullinan stone recovered in South Africa in 1905 and the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona unearthed by Lucara Diamonds in Botswana in 2015. diamond botswana botswanadiamond London is coming Worthless rock, in the larger scheme of things, wouldn't you say
Botswana unearths 'world's third largest diamond'A 1,098 carat diamond believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American's De Beers and the government. So it's going to be flown out of Africa like the rest. Botswana mara,why must you involve those people.
Botswana unearths 'world's third largest diamond'A 1,098 carat diamond believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American's De Beers and the government.
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KZN diamond rush: All that glitters is not lostWhile I will pay hard cash for ‘Certified Uncut KwaHlathi Diamonds’, I will pay even more for a small work of art coming from KwaHlathi. I just want to say thank you to JAmSRcharD I was nobody in the pass until a friend of mine introduced me to you I never thought I could make money online but it's clearly real thanks you
Diamond rush | Hopes of treasure still aliveThe small village in KZN has been overrun by fortune seekers following reports that the stones were aplenty in the ground. You change my life out of debt I Don't think I could tell you how much you mean to me. I will keep telling people about your good work in my life .. JAmSRcharD this thing is really giving you sleepless nights huh?! Lol 😂 what takes so long to identify those stones to be diamonds 💎 or not? This government want to lose hope and return them or just give them away at low price mxm