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Ruby and emerald miner Gemfields Group will rejoin London’s alternative investment market (AIM) on February 14th, three years after a hostile takeover deal took the company private.   Gemfields was acquired by major shareholder Pallinghurst for US$212 million in 2017 but is now poised to return...

[caption id="attachment_23668" align="alignleft" width="550"] Image: Rio Tinto Flikr[/caption] Western Australia’s iconic Argyle mine has produced one of the largest gem-quality white diamonds in its 35-year history, after Rio Tinto uncovered a 28.83 carat stone in March. The diamond has been named Argyle Octavia for its unusual octahedral...

A diamond necklace featuring the largest ever D-flawless, emerald cut diamond has sold for US$33.7 million at an auction at Christie’s in Geneva, Switzerland. The 163-carat precious stone was first discovered in 2016 by Australian miner Lucapa Diamond in Angola. The original 404-carat rough stone is...