709-carat Sierra Leone 'Peace diamond' sold for $6.5m at New York auction

Source:Ecns.cn Published: 2017/12/5 14:13:01

A 709 carat uncut diamond discovered in March 2017 by a group ofminers in Sierra Leone fetched $6.5m at a New York auction on Dec 4, 2017. It is said that the balance of the proceeds will go to a local group overseeing the development projects, the pastor and other miners who found the gem and gave it to the government. (Photo/Agencies)


 

A 709 carat uncut diamond discovered in March 2017 by a group ofminers in Sierra Leone fetched $6.5m at a New York auction on Dec 4, 2017. It is said that the balance of the proceeds will go to a local group overseeing the development projects, the pastor and other miners who found the gem and gave it to the government. (Photo/Agencies)


 

A 709 carat uncut diamond discovered in March 2017 by a group ofminers in Sierra Leone fetched $6.5m at a New York auction on Dec 4, 2017. It is said that the balance of the proceeds will go to a local group overseeing the development projects, the pastor and other miners who found the gem and gave it to the government. (Photo/Agencies)


 

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