A 60.59-carat, fancy vivid yellow rough diamond that was recovered at the Gahcho Kué Mine in October 2018 will be included in Mountain Province Diamonds February rough diamond sale.

Reid Mackie, the company’s Vice President of Diamond Marketing said he the company was thrilled to be able to include it in the upcoming sale and present customers with the opportunity to bid for this important piece of the mine’s history.

“The discovery of this diamond demonstrates our ability to produce very large, high quality, fancy coloured diamonds.”

Also included in the sale will be more than 50 other large, high quality white and fancy coloured rough diamonds. Viewings will take place between February 11th to 21st at the offices of Bonas-Couzyn in Antwerp, Belgium.

Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located about 280 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife.