Ladysmith 'diamonds' are quartz crystals - experts


The Minerals Resources Department is sending a a team to Kwahlathi to investigate whether residents have in fact discovered a massive trove of diamonds (eNCA/Screenshot)

LADYSMITH - Mining experts have determined that stones found in KwaHlati in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal are quartz crystals, not diamonds.

The team made the announcement on Sunday.

READ: Officials arrive in KwaHlathi to take samples of mystery stones

People flocked to the area in the belief that the stones were diamonds.


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