Mountain Province Diamonds Production Report for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2017 and Results of Eighth Diamond Sale
TORONTO and NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2017 - Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. ("Mountain Province", the "Company") (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces production results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017 from the Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine ("GK Mine"), as well as the results of its recently completed eighth diamond sale.
Q3 Production Highlights
Mining of overburden, waste rock and ore in the 5034 open pit for the third quarter was approximately 8.3 million tonnes, with approximately 695,000 tonnes of ore (100 percent basis) stockpiled at period end.
In the third quarter of 2017, the GK Mine treated approximately 823,000 tonnes of ore through the process plant (14% greater than current forecast) and recovered approximately 1,825,000 carats on a 100% basis (19% greater than current forecast) for an average grade of approximately 2.22 carats per tonne. The Company's attributable share of third quarter diamond production was approximately 894,000 carats.
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Published: 24 October 2017
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