The largest in recent years, the diamond was found at the field udachninskiy mining and processing plant. This is stated in the message of the diamond mining company “ALROSA”.
It is noted that the mass produced diamond with size of 40×31х20 mm is 191,46 CT. The stone is transparent with a slight yellowish tinge.
In to ALROSA told that this comparable-sized diamond was found over two and a half years ago.
According to the Director of a Unified sales organization “ALROSA” Eugene Agureeva, similar findings of large diamonds “confirm that the reserves of kimberlite pipe “Udachnaya” is a lot unique precious raw materials”.
Udachnaya pipe is a diamond Deposit in the North of Yakutia. Opened in 1955 and is among the largest primary deposits in Russia and abroad.
Earlier, the Ministry of nature predicted a shortage of diamonds in Russia. Intelligence agencies attribute this to the depletion of existing fields.
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