Ekati Diamond Mine Recovers Canada’s Largest Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond

Ekati Diamond Mine is pleased to announce the recovery of an exceptional gemstone – a beautiful octahedron diamond, weighing in at 71.26 carats. 

The stone was recovered on August 25, from the Ekati Mine Misery Pipe, in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Industry experts have confirmed it is likely the largest fancy vivid yellow gemstone discovered in Canada. 

This historic fancy vivid yellow gemstone continues to showcase Canada as a major player on the world stage for diamond mining. Canadian diamonds are some of the most sought-after globally because of responsible mining practices and environmental stewardship. This stone is a testament to Ekati’s ability to deliver value now and into the future. 

Ekati is Canada’s first diamond mine and is known for supplying premium rough diamond assortments to the global market for more than 24 years. The Misery Pipe in specific, has supplied many of the world’s precious yellow diamonds. 

A 71.26 carat fancy vivid yellow gemstone was found at the Ekati Diamond Mine, in Canada’s Northwest Territories, on August 25, 2022.


Likely the largest fancy vivid yellow diamond recovered in Canada, originated from the Ekati Diamond Mine Misery Pipe.

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