Friday, May 31, 2013
Thursday, May 30, 2013
| "Referring to the 43-101 resource estimate, Barkerville president/CEO Frank Callaghan told BIV, “We’re really confident in the numbers. We support the guy that’s done the work and we’re not prepared to throw him under the bus. He’s done a good job.”|
The company has been twinning holes and drilling deeper, and has contracted Snowden Mining Industry Consultants to oversee the new 43-101. As a result it should be “very, very comprehensive to a point where a 10-year-old is going to be able to read it and understand it,” Callaghan told BIV.
|Personally I just can't wait to see how much of that aresome "total geological potential" is left over when the BCSC finishes with J Frank's dopey buttock. It ought to be good and if this clownshow manages anything past 1m ounces I'd be very amazed.|
Sunday, May 26, 2013
What do we take away from this bloody disgrace? Seems pretty straighforward now but Jericho NEVER came anywhere near breaking even, let alone producing positive cash flow and a profit. The equity was doomed the moment the decision to progress with a half a billion white elephant in the far north was made. Those who lost money on Shear, well damn, Tahera blows half a billion without finding the answer and Shear had it all along?
Saturday, May 25, 2013
| The objects are in the British Museum in London. The hoard is conservatively valued at £2.66 million.|
|The diamond is a "fancy deep-blue" stone weighing 5.3 carats.|
Friday, May 24, 2013
|The hoard contains gold, silver and ivory objects of exquisite workmanship and are dated to around 700 B.C.|
Argyle Mine finds Red Diamonds http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-23/argyle-finds-red-diamonds/4706248
Monday, May 20, 2013
|The onyx and diamond panther bracelet was once owned by Wallis Simpson, whose love affair with King Edward VIII led to his abdication in 1936.|
It is assumed that Madonna purchased the piece on November 30, 2010 for $ 12.4m.
|The ring is set with a triangular-cut fancy vivid blue diamond, weighing 10.95 carats, and a triangular-cut diamond, weighing 9.87 carats, and dates from 1972. It was purchased by an Asian collector on May 19, 2010 for $ 15.7m|
|In November 2012, Christie's sold the cushion-shaped, colourless, 76.02-carat Archduke Joseph Diamond for $21.5 million.|
|The Princie Pink is a cushion-cut 34.65 carats and is one of the finest and largest of its kind.|
The stone can be traced back to the ancient diamond mines of India. The diamond was sold at auction in 1960 where it brought a price of 46,000 pounds sterling (approximately $69,588 in today's currency).
The stone sold for $ 39m in April, 2013.
|The Graff Pink is a vivid pink, round-cornered rectangular step-cut diamond weighing 24.78 carats, set between shield-shaped diamond shoulders, in platinum.|
It sold on November 10, 2010 for $ 46.2m