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High quality emerald discovered

KALONDE NYATI, Lusaka
AN-EXCEPTIONALLY high quality emerald named ‘Inkalamu’, the Lion, has been discovered at Kagem mine in Lufwanyama and will be showcased next month at the auction in Singapore.
The rare 5,655 carat emerald is weighing about 1.13kg.
Inkalamu was discovered in the Eastern part of Kagem’s largest open-pit mine on October 2 by geologist Debapriya Rakshit and veteran emerald miner Richard Kapeta.
In a statement issued yesterday, development Gemfields gemmologist Elena Basaglia said, “The discovery of this exceptional gemstone is such an important moment both for us and for the emerald world in general http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/

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