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The world’s third largest diamond has been found

The third largest diamond in the world has been found in the African country of Botswana. Deboswana, the country’s mining company, said a 1,096-carat diamond had been extracted from their mine, the third largest in the world.

The recovered diamond weights 352 grams and measures 63 mm x 72 mm x 48 mm.

The company said in a statement on Wednesday. The statement said the uneven diamond was found on June 1. The diamond has already been shown to the country’s president, Mokgoetsi Masisi, in the capital Gaborone.

Ranite Armstrong, managing director of the company, said it was the third largest diamond found in the world. It is extraordinary and rare. It is the largest diamond found in any of the company’s mines.

The world’s largest diamond was mined in 1905 at a mine in South Africa more than 100 years ago. The diamond named ‘Kullinan’ weighed 3,106 carats. In 2015, a 1,109-carat diamond was found in Karoye, northeast of Botswana. The name of the diamond equal to the tennis ball is Lesedi La Rona. It is recognized as the second largest diamond ever found in the world. Most of the diamonds in Africa are mined in Botswana.

 

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