At the field named after Vladimir Grib in the Arkhangelsk region found the largest diamond in Europe. On Wednesday, February 15, announced the press-service of JSC «Arkhangelskgeoldobycha».
«181,68 diamond weighing carats – the largest in the history of diamond production in Europe», – quotes TASS.
According to the Agency, since the beginning of XXI century in Russia was produced only five diamond, whose weight exceeds 180 carats.
Diamondiferous pipe them. Mushroom is considered the first reserves in Europe, the fourth in Russia and the seventh in the world. Total reserves are estimated at 100 million carats.