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Mountain Province includes its 60 ct fancy vivid yellow rough in its February sale

04 february 2019

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. announced that it will include in its upcoming, February rough diamond sale, an exceptional quality, 60.59-carat, fancy vivid yellow rough diamond. The diamond was recovered at the company's Gahcho Kué Mine in October 2018. 

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Image credit: Mountain Province


Reid Mackie, the company's Vice President, Diamond Marketing, commented, "The discovery of this diamond demonstrates our ability to produce very large, high quality, fancy coloured diamonds. We are thrilled to be able to include it in our upcoming sale and present our customers with the opportunity to bid for this important piece of the mine's history".
More than 50 other large, high quality white and fancy coloured rough diamonds will also be included in the sale.
Viewings will take place between February 11th to 21st at the offices of Bonas-Couzyn in Antwerp, Belgium.
Mountain Province's Gahcho Kué Mine, located at the edge of Canada's Arctic Circle, is the world's largest and richest new diamond mine and since the start of production in late 2016 has established itself as a regular producer of exceptional, gem quality, large diamonds.
In 2018,  Mountain Province sold more than 400 individual diamonds larger than 10.8 carats.

Alex Shishlo, Editor in Chief of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Brussels