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By Shane Lasley
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Surprise Gahcho Kué kimberlite discovery

Mining Explorers 2022 - January 19, 2023


Last updated 1/18/2023 at 8:53am

A 151.6-carat fancy yellow diamond recovered from the Gahcho Kué mine.

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.

This exceptional 151.6-carat diamond was recovered from the Gahcho Kué mine in Northwest Territories during 2022.

In its effort to identify and delineate diamond-rich kimberlites that will extend the life of Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest Territories beyond 2030, Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. is involved with exploration on two fronts.

Located about 280 kilometers (175 miles) northeast of the NWT capital city of Yellowknife, Gahcho Kué is a diamond mine owned and operated by a joint venture between De Be...

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