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Diamond (2.31 carat skeletal crystal) from Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), 300 km east of Tshikapa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Diamond (2.31 carat skeletal crystal) from Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), 300 km east of Tshikapa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Diamond (2.31 carat skeletal crystal) from Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), 300 km east of Tshikapa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 18610
Mineral:Diamond (2.31 carat skeletal crystal)
Locality:Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), 300 km east of Tshikapa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Unusual skeletal crystal of colorless, gem-grade diamond. The skeletal shape has complex, depressed faces with raised octahedral edges. Hard to photograph - must be seen in person. The only skeletal crystal I have ever seen available to collectors.
Overall Size:8x8x6 mm
Crystals:8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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