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Lucara First Diamonds from the Karowe Mine in Botswana

Lucara Diamonds are a new and emerging rough diamond producer company, who have two diamond mines in Botswana and Lesotho. The Karowe mine in Bostwana is a state-of-the-art new mine the company has recently commissioned, that has already bought success in its first production of diamonds. The company have managed to recover over 5,300 carats of rough diamonds from the Karowe mine from the North Lobe of the diamond deposit, which has an estimated deposit grade of over 32 carats per hundred tonne - doubling the average grade. The emerging new diamond producer - Lucara Diamonds have mined their first lot of rough diamonds from the Karowe diamond mine in Botswana. The newly constructed state-of-the-art mine in Karowe has recovered more than 5,300 carats of diamonds, which has an estimated grade of around 32 carats per hundred tonnes. The top three largest rough diamonds recovered from the mine including a 28.88 carats, a 16.55 carat and a 14.56 carat rough diamond. Here are some of the different rough diamonds that Lucara has recovered from the Karowe mine in Botswana. Lucara intends to have its first sale of diamonds recovered from the Karowe during the first two weeks of June 2012. The president of Lucara Diamond - William Lamb has said that the diamonds recovered from the mine have impressive, strong crystal shapes that they plan to put on the market for the first sales of diamonds recovered from the mine this June 2012.