on Thursday told mining company Dominion Diamond Mines, in a news release that the yellow diamond was discovered in October in Canada.
33,74 millimeters x 54,56 millimeters large, found in the diamond mine in Diavik, in the northwest of Canada.
”Slitmärkningar on the stone surface shows the difficult journey that it went through during recovery, and the fact that it (the diamond) is still intact is remarkable," it says in the gruvbolagets press release.
the largest that have been found in north America. Mining company says that the diamond will be broken down into smaller parts prior to the sale.
How much the diamond is worth in its current form is too early to say, explains the mining company in the press release.