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Massive Pink Diamond Discovered In Australia, Worth Over $10 Million

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on February 23, 2012

A massive rough pink diamond has been unearthed in Rio Tinto’s Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia, CNN reports.

At 12.76 carats, the remarkable find is said to be the largest stone ever discovered in the country and is expected to sell for up to $10.6 million, according to the Herald Sun.

Named the Argyle Pink Jubilee, the gem is similar in color to the 24-carat Williamson Pink given to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as a wedding gift, explains the Telegraph. Read the rest of this entry »

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