Botswana: Man Wins by Naming Biggest Diamond Found in 100 Years

The 1 111-carat diamond discovered in Botswana has officially been named "Lesedi La Rona".



Photo: Lucara

The Lucara diamond, measuring 1,111 carats, is the second-largest high-quality diamond ever discovered on Earth.

  • Namibia:   Lucara Recovers Second Largest Diamond Ever

    New Era, 20 November 2015

    The Lucara Diamond Corporation, a diamond producer with assets in Botswana, said earlier this week that it made an historic recovery of a 1 111 carat gem quality diamond, Type IIa. Read more »

  • Africa:   1111 Carat Diamond From Botswana Mine

    Namibia Economist, 20 November 2015

    November 18, Lucara Diamond Corporation, the high quality diamond producer with assets in Botswana, on Thursday announced the recovery of a 1,111 carat gem quality, Type IIa… Read more »