9 Carat Blue Diamond Discovered in Botswana

Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered an ultra-rare 9.46 ct. Type II blue diamond at its Karowe mine in Botswana.

The diamond will be sold at the mine’s upcoming tender on Nov. 26.

William Lamb, Lucara’s president and CEO, tells JCK the company believes the stone will polish out to a fancy blue, with VVS1 or better clarity.