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Here's A $35 Million Diamond

From Reuters, this big rock will soon hit the auction block in Hong Kong.<p>A model poses with a 118.28 carat, D colour, flawless type, IIA magnificent oval diamond (L) and a very rare 7.59 carat, internally flawless, fancy vivid blue diamond at a Sotheby's preview in Hong Kong September 19, 2013. The …

Pink diamond to be auctioned for as much as £37m

A pink diamond due to be sold later this year could fetch the highest value for a diamond at auction, with auctioneers predicting it could go for as much as $60m (£37m).<p>The Pink Star, a 59.60-carat, oval-cut pink diamond, was originally 132.5 carats in the rough. It was mined by De Beers in South …

The Pink Star: world's most expensive diamond to go under the hammer

Valued at £40 million, The "Pink Star", a 59.6-carat diamond, was presented in Geneva ahead of an auction sale in November.<p>Sotheby's has been showing off a pink diamond that is expected to fetch more than £40 million at auction.<p>The auction house has given a preview of what it calls the world's most …

Egg-sized diamond sets record auction price of $30 million

Liz Taylor would have loved this rock.<p>A 118-carat, flawless D-diamond fetched $30.6 million when it was auctioned off by Sotheby's in Hong Kong on Monday. That beat the previous auction-price record for a white diamond of $26.74 million, paid for the "Winston Legacy" this spring at Christie's.<p>The …

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White diamond sells for $30m at Hong Kong auction

A white diamond the size of a small egg has been sold for $30.6m (£19m) at an auction in Hong Kong.<p>Two phone bidders competed for the 118-carat white diamond from Africa in six minutes of measured bidding until one dropped out in the Sotheby's jewellery auction on Monday night.<p>The biannual sale in …

'Diamond' Super-Earth's Makeup Called Into Question In New Study

A precious planet? Don’t think so fast, a new study says. The so-called “diamond super-Earth“, 55 Cancri e, may actually have a different composition …

Saturn, Jupiter may harbor diamonds in different forms

Scientists reported that both Jupiter and Saturn may have diamonds deep inside them.<p>There is something in the sky with diamonds, and not only a girl named Lucy.<p>New research suggests solid diamonds are scattered deep inside both Jupiter and Saturn. Planetary experts have long thought that Uranus and …

Jupiter And Saturn May Be Rich In Diamonds

“Picture yourself in a boat on a river…” And make it a river of liquid hydrogen and helium deep within the atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn. You …