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Miners discover 170-carat pink diamond believed to be largest found in 300 years
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Miners discover 170-carat pink diamond believed to be largest found in 300 years

Miners in Angola have unearthed a rare pure pink diamond that is believed to be the largest found in 300 years, the Australian site operator announced Wednesday.A 170-carat pink diamond -- dubbed The Lulo Rose -- was discovered at Lulo mine in the country's diamond-rich northeast and is among the largest pink diamonds ever found, the Lucapa Diamond Company said in a statement to investors.The company released a video showing images of the stunning diamond on YouTube. Historic 170ct Pink Diamond - The Lulo Rose by Lucapa Diamonds on YouTube The "historic" find of the Type IIa diamond, one of the rarest and purest forms of natural stones, was welcomed by the Angolan government, which is also a partner in the mine. ...