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Botswana Diamonds’ Thorny River evaluated for the possibility of developing a diamond mine

Botswana Diamonds’ Thorny River property in South Africa’s Limpopo province has been evaluated for the possibility of developing a diamond mine, according to the company. According to the London-Aim and Botswana Stock Exchange-listed company, the analysis indicates potential opencast options. According to Botswana Diamonds chairperson John Teeling, the evaluation shows …

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Botswana Diamonds assessing mining options in SA

Botswana Diamonds has revealed that it is now assessing mining options for the complex, located in South Africa’s northern Limpopo province, adding that it hasn’t yet assessed the potential diamond grade. Shares in Botswana Diamonds soared on Wednesday after the company revealed that its Thorny River project in South Africa …

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Botswana’s blue diamond to exhibit at AMNH

A virtually flawless 20-carat blue diamond from Botswana is featured in a new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History. The Okavango Blue Diamond, together with hundreds of unpolished natural diamonds, was exhibited at the Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals on Wednesday as part of a new exhibit …

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Botswana has unearthed third-largest diamond

Debswana, a Botswanan diamond company, announced the discovery of a 1,098-carat stone, the world’s third-largest of its kind. The stone, discovered on June 1, was presented to President Mokgweetsi Masisi in Gaborone on Wednesday. “It is believed to be the third-largest gem-quality find in the world,” said Debswana Managing Director …

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