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Dolat Ventures said it intends to expand its diamond resources at the Baimbawai Pool project on the Sewa River, in Sierra Leone.
The diamond hopeful said in a statement that it would – with the planned acquisition of requisite machinery - recover 120 carats per day from the processing of 1200 tonnes of ore.
The plant had been processing 35 tonnes per day with findings of 3-4 carats daily.
Dolat also said that the Sierra Leone diamonds were projected to attract an average price of $200 per carat.
"We continue to focused on expanding our diamond resources at the Baimbawai Pool on the Sewa River, which has shown exciting potential to date,” said Dolat Ventures president Dovid Hauck.
“The drilling, sampling and evaluation programme is intended to double Dolat's existing inferred diamond carat resources.”
Dolat claimed that at current grades and diamond values, the Baimbawai Pool project was potentially one of the highest valued per tonne kimberlites globally.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished