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71-carat yellow diamond mined at Ekati

North of 60 Mining News – September 30, 2022

Likely the largest fancy vivid yellow gem discovered at a Canadian mine.

Arctic Canadian Diamond Company Sept. 23 announced the recovery of an exceptional 71.26-carat yellow octahedron diamond at the company's Ekati Mine in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Renowned for the premium gem-quality stones it produces, Ekati has recovered more than 80 million carats of diamonds since the mine opened in 19...


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