the Miners have made an unusual discovery in northern Canada.
thus They have found the largest diamond ever unearthed in north America.
The 552 carat large diamond was found in the Diavik Diamond mine, located about 220 kilometers from the arctic circle.
It informs the operator of the mine, Dominion Diamond Mines, according to the Toronto Star.
- It is completely unexpected to find a diamond of that size in this part of the world, and it marks a true milestone for the diamantminedrift in north America.
that is How it sounds in a statement from the company on the website mining.com.
It is estimated that the diamond is one of the world's 30 largest diamonds ever been found.
The egg-sized diamond will not be sold in rough condition. It must instead be cut and sanded before a sale, reports ABC News 11.
According to Dominion Diamond Mines, it is too early to say anything about the final value of the diamond.
The previous record for a north american diamond was also found in the Diavik mine. The two billion year old Foxfire-the diamond was of the 187,7 carats and was found in 2015.
the World's largest diamond was found in south Africa in 1905. It was 3106 carats, it appears on the mining.com.