BlueRock Diamonds PLC, the AIM listed diamond producer, which owns and operates the Kareevlei Diamond Mine (‘Kareevlei’) in the Kimberley region of South Africa, announces that it sold a 7.1 carat stone for USD64,826 in the September tender.
Mike Houston, Executive Chairman said, “We are delighted to have unearthed another high value, 7.1 carat, quality diamond, which sold at an excellent $9,100 per carat in our latest tender. The market remains buoyant, and we continue to build our reputation with our increasing run of mine production volume delivering over 95% gem/near gem quality.
“I am also pleased to report the expansion project commissioning is progressing well and a full update will be provided in our Q3 update week commencing Monday 11th October.”
Large stones recovered in 2021
Notes: It is the Company policy to announce all stones sold with a value of in excess of USD50k
The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (‘MAR’). Upon the publication of this announcement via Regulatory Information Service (‘RIS’), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.
BlueRock Diamonds PLC
Notes to editors:
BlueRock Diamonds is an AIM-listed diamond producer which operates the Kareevlei Diamond Mine near Kimberley in South Africa which produces diamonds of exceptional quality and ranks in the top ten in the world in terms of average value per carat. The Kareevlei licence area covers 3,000 hectares and hosts five known diamondiferous kimberlite pipes with a combined inferred resource of 10.4 million tonnes / 516,200 carats (February 2021); based on its planned production of 1 million tonnes per annum, this provides a minimum 10-year life of mine.
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