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Super-Rare 30.80-Carat Purple Diamond Found in Refuse Pile by South African Tailings Processor

A super-rare 30.80-carat purple diamond with “exquisite gemological characteristics” was salvaged at a diamond tailings plant in Kimberley, South Africa. Tailings are the residue of the diamond-bearing ore that was processed during the original mining operation. Oftentimes, the tailings will contain viable gems and this is why Batla Minerals’ Superkolong recovery plant has been set […]