Following the meeting of ALROSA’s special commission, the Company President Andrey Zharkov signed an order to give to the fact of a gem-quality diamond extraction the name Mothers of Russia.
ALROSA recovered a 83.59-carat diamond on February 13, 2016, from Yubileynaya pipe. The diamond was extracted by Aikhal Mining and Processing Division at the Processing Plant No. 14. The diamond measures 28 mm by 26.5 mm by 26 mm. The octahedron-shaped crystal is transparent with yellow hue.
The diamond of ‘2 Black Sawables 3 colour’ quality contains small graphite-sulphide inclusions.
ALROSA is the world’s largest producer of rough diamonds in carats. ALROSA is engaged in exploration, mining and sales of diamonds. The Company’s operations are located in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Arkhangelsk Region of Russia. In 2015, the Company produced 38.3 million carats of rough diamonds; 2014 revenue was RUB 224.5 billion.