Lucara Diamond Corp. (CVE:LUC) updates on trial mining operations by the company’s 75% owned indirect subsidiary Mothae Diamonds Ltd on the Mothae kimberlite project in Lesotho.
The press release is quoted as saying:
Sample C9A was completed in mid-March, producing 1,937.65 carats of diamonds from 40,370 dry tonnes of kimberlite for a sample grade of 4.80 carats per hundred tonnes (cpht). C9A produced 3 stones greater than 20 carats, 8 stones between 10 and 20 carats, 28 stones between 5 and 10 carats and 82 stones between 2 and 5 carats. The three largest stones from sample C9A weighed 48.54, 33.80 and 21.82 carats. The two largest of these stones represent broken halves of a single octahedron with an original weight of 82.34 carats.