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World’s largest diamond sells for record

September 26, 2017

A tennis ball-sized diamond has been sold for US$53 million ($73 million).

The diamond was found nearly two years ago by a Vancouver-based diamond producer.

The 1109-carat stone, which is the world’s largest uncut diamond, was bought by British diamond dealer Graff Diamonds for $US47,777 per carat. The stone is named ‘Lesedi La Rona’, or ‘Our Light’ in the national language of Botswana.

It is said to be 2.5-3 billion years old.

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1

Wow!!! Thats alot of money but it is quite big and I think it is worth 3 billion it is so rare and special and beautiful

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I want it

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i want it but i dont have enough money...

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I wish I had it

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this is so cool I want it.

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coooooooooolllllllllllllllllll

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wow i love dimonds

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COOL!!!

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That is amazing you know!

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i would make a thousand rings and necklaces with that

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THAT IS SO GREAT

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RAIN THOSE $$$ 🤑

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I wish I had that

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I WISH I FOUND IT

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That would be cool to have

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That is big for a dimond

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ITS WORTH SO MUCH MOOLAH🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑