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Largest Kennady North diamond found to date


Last updated 1/15/2018 at 3:30pm

Kennady Diamonds Inc.

This 7.78 carat diamond was recovered from sampling of the Faraday 3 kimberlite at the Kennady North project in Northwest Territories.

Kennady Diamonds Inc. June 19 reported the recovery of a 7.78 carat white octahedral diamond with no inclusions from sampling of the Faraday 3 kimberlite at Kennady North, the largest gem quality diamond discovered so far at the project.

A total of 460.5 carats of diamonds larger than 0.85 millimeters were recovered from 276.4 metric tons of material collected from Faraday 3 during the winter...

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