Miners in Angola have unearthed a uncommon pure pink diamond that's believed to be the biggest present in 300 years, the Australian website operator introduced Wednesday.

A 170 carat pink diamond -- dubbed The Lulo Rose -- was found at Lulo mine within the nation's diamond-rich northeast and is among the many largest pink diamonds ever discovered, the Lucapa Diamond Firm stated in an announcement to buyers.

The "historic" discover of the Sort IIa diamond, one of many rarest and purest types of pure stones, was welcomed by the Angolan authorities, which can also be a associate within the mine.

"This file and spectacular pink diamond recovered from Lulo continues to showcase Angola as an necessary participant on the world stage," Angola's Mineral Sources Minister Diamantino Azevedo stated.

The diamond will probably be bought at worldwide tender, doubtless at a stunning value.

Though The Lulo Rose must be minimize and polished to understand its true worth, in a course of that may see a stone lose 50 % of its weight, related pink diamonds have bought for record-breaking costs.

The 59.6 carat Pink Star was bought at a Hong Kong public sale in 2017 for 71.2 million US {dollars}. It stays the most costly diamond ever bought.

© 2022 AFP

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