R/€ = 16.19 Change: -0.04
R/$ = 14.46 Change: -0.06
Au 1285.59 $/oz Change: 2.35
Pt 805.35 $/oz Change: 0.78


Argyle delivers a white treasure

By: Esmarie Iannucci     24th April 2019 Mining major Rio Tinto has recovered a 28.84 ct gem quality white diamond from its Argyle diamond mine, in Western Australia, marking one of the largest gem quality white diamonds in its 35-year history. Named Argyle Octavia™ in recognition of its octahedral shape, this rough diamond will be... 

Canada's diamond miners are on their knees because size matters

By: Bloomberg     4th April 2019 The story of how two prospectors, down to their last nickels, discovered diamonds in Canada’s frozen north is the stuff of legend. Back in 1982, Chuck Fipke and Stewart Blusson laid low in a pup tent by day while their competitor De Beers hauled 45-gallon drums of rock samples to a nearby... 

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