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Diamond (1.45 carat octahedral crystal) from Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Diamond (1.45 carat octahedral crystal) from Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Diamond (1.45 carat octahedral crystal) from Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 22982
Mineral:Diamond (1.45 carat octahedral crystal)
Locality:Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Translucent octahedral crystal of natural diamond weighing 1.45 carats. The crystal faces show the distinct trigons and striations found in diamonds. The color is yellow and internally is gemmy with minor inclusions.
Overall Size:7x6x6 mm
Crystals:7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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