Lucara DiamondCorp. said April 13 that a special tender of diamonds from its mine in Botswana generatedgross revenues of US$51.3 million, or US$33,632 per carat.
The tender consisted of 10 diamonds totaling 1,525 carats.
The company sold a 296.7-carat Type IIa diamond for US$12.2 millionand a 245.4-carat diamond for US$10.5 million.
A 119.0-carat diamond was sold for the highest price per caratof US$58,931.