AGD Diamonds, the firm that operates and owns the Grib diamond mine in northern Central Russia announced it has recovered a gem-quality, deep lemon yellow diamond, weighing 47.61 carats, on July 13, 2019.

The stone was found during the ore processing at Grib’s processing plant. In a news release in Russian, AGD said the diamond is of an extremely rare deep lemon hue and is classified as a “high end stone.” Experts noted its perfect octahedral shape and its high – flawless – clarity.

The company noted that the stone has been recovered undamaged thanks to the mine’s innovative, advanced mining technologies and processing by means of its XRT system.