The heart-shaped diamond was mined at a deposit in the Arkhangelsk region. This was reported by the press service of the JSC Severalmaz enterprise operating in this Arctic region of Russia on its VKontakte page.
It is specified that the gem has a weight of 16.64 carats, it was mined just two days ago – on April 8. “Produced at the GOK of the M.V. Lomonosov. The real wealth of the Russian North!” – commented on the diamond mining in the company.In early March, it was reported that in one of the largest diamond deposits in Russia – in the rocks of the Udachnaya kimberlite pipe in Yakutia – they found a diamond approximately 3.6 billion years old, which makes it the oldest known to science.