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Lucapa Diamond Company Limited
26 September 2016





ASX Announcement                                                                                                26 September 2016




-     172.67 carat D-colour Type IIa stone is the sixth +100 carat diamond recovered from Lulo to date



Lucapa Diamond Company Limited (ASX: LOM) ("Lucapa" or "the Company") and its partners, Empresa Nacional de Diamantes E.P. ("Endiama") and Rosas & Petalas, are pleased to announce the recovery of an exceptional 172.67 carat diamond from the Lulo Diamond Project in Angola.



The 172.67 carat D-colour diamond was among the latest Specials (diamonds weighing > 10.8 carats) recovered from ongoing alluvial mining operations at Lulo and follows the recent recovery of a 104 carat  D-colour Type IIa diamond announced 21 September 2016.


Testing on a Yehuda colorimeter has confirmed the top-tier 172.67 carat stone as a Type IIa diamond. It is the fifth +100 carat diamond recovered from mining operations so far in 2016 and the sixth in total.


To view an image of the diamond, please click on, or paste the following link in to your web browser, to view the PDF:




For and behalf of the Board.








Lucapa Diamond Company Limited:                          +61 8 9381 5995                                                 

Mark Drummond


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Jos Simson/ Emily Fenton/ Barney Hayward


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