(NEWSER) – One of the largest diamonds ever recorded has been pulled from the ground in Angola. Australia's Lucapa Diamond Company announced Monday that a 404.2-carat white diamond, about the length of a credit card, had been discovered. The find came at a 1,148 square-mile site that has since 2015 given up more than five dozen "large special diamonds," reports CNNMoney.
It's the largest to come out of Angola by far, besting the stats of a 217.4-carat diamond found in 2007, per a release from the company. And size isn't the diamond's only impressive attribute: It's also colorless—D-colored being the rarest and probably most valuable grade, per CNNMoney—and, as a Type IIa gem, is nearly flawless.
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