Location: Williamson diamond mine, Mwadui, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania
Situation: News has spread on the global diamond market of a very large stone having been mined in Mwabui. The stone, known simply as ‘the Shinyanga Maiden’ is in the process of being cut and polished for yet another unnamed customer. Its value is said to be in the high millions.
Country: United Kingdom
Date: From 19/09/2009 to 20/09/2009