Petra Diamonds recovered a 232.08-carat, D, type II, white diamond at the Cullinan mine in South Africa.
diamond (pictured) is of exceptional size and clarity, according to the
company, and is yet another very large, high-quality diamond recovered
at Cullinan. In February, Petra sold a 29.60-carat, blue diamond from
the mine for $25.6 million or $862,780 per carat. In June, the company
recovered a 122.50-carat, blue diamond, which is currently for sale in
The company intends to offer the recently
discovered diamond for sale in the second quarter of its fiscal year and
will notify the market once a date is finalized.