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- Miners in Angola unearths rare pink diamond ‘Lulo Rose’; largest in 300 years
Miners in Angola unearths rare pink diamond ‘Lulo Rose’; largest in 300 years
- A rare pink rough diamond has been discovered by the miners at Lulo diamond Mine, in Angola, and is touted to be the largest pink diamond discovered in the last 300 years.
- The diamond has been titled as ‘The Lulo Rose’.
- It is 170-carat in purity and weighs 34 grams.
- The new discovery is a Type IIa diamond, which is one of the rarest and purest forms of natural stones.
- The diamond will be sold at international tender.
- The Lulo alluvial diamond mine is owned by the Lucapa Diamond Company, an Australia-based company engaged in the mining and exploration of diamond projects in Angola..