One of the largest diamond found in Canada
British-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation, Rio Tinto unveils 187.7 Carat Diamond in the Diavik Diamond Mine situated in the Northwest Territories of the Canada. The white gem-quality rough ever found the diamond is being exhibited in a revelation display at Kensington Palace in London prior taking it to the Antwerp for further analysis.
One of the largest rough diamond that discovered in Canada has given two names, one is, the Diavik Foxfire, after the mine where it was revealed, and another one is Noi?eh Kwe, a native name as a tribute to the Tlicho. Tlicho is a name given to the First Nations people who have long lived in the area where this largest and most magnificent diamond is found. The largest diamond ever found in the history of gemstones and mining is being put on view at a special display at Kensington Palace in London before taking it to the Antwerp for more investigation. Edward Erasmus, the grand chief of the Tlicho government, stated that the regime and the people are delighted after the declaration of the name that is given to honor the field of the caribou crossing. Furthermore, the area has been of great importance to the Tlicho since time primeval. Jean-Marc Lieberherr, managing director of Rio Tinto Diamonds too expresses jubilance by stating that they feel proud and delighted to showcase this incomparable, two-billion-year-old Canadian diamond. Marc Cameron, chief operating officer and president of Diavik Diamond Mines portrays the landscape as a perfect blend of traditional lifestyles and a modern mining company. The mine began its production in 2003, where Rio Tinto owns a 60% stake.