ASX Announcement 28 September 2016
LULO DIAMONDS SELL FOR A$5.3 MILLION
Lucapa Diamond Company Limited (ASX: LOM) and its partners, Empresa Nacional de Diamantes E.P. ("Endiama") and Rosas & Petalas, are pleased to announce the results from the latest sale of alluvial diamonds from the Lulo Diamond Project in Angola.
The parcel of 2,209 carats of Lulo diamonds sold for gross proceeds of US$4.1 million (A$5.3 million), representing an average sale price of US$1,868 (A$2,437) per carat.
Total sales during calender year 2016 now total US$32.1 million (A$44.1 million).
The next sale is currently scheduled to be held in late October and will include both the 104 and 172 carat Type IIa D-colour gems recovered in September 2016 (See ASX announcements of 21 September 2016 and 26 September 2016 respectively) as well as run-of-mine production.
For and behalf of the Board.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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