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Diamond (1.45 carat macle, twinned crystal) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Diamond (1.45 carat macle, twinned crystal) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Diamond (1.45 carat macle, twinned crystal) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 24819
Mineral:Diamond (1.45 carat macle, twinned crystal)
Locality:Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Triangular crystal of sherry-colored, natural diamond. The triangular shape is due to twinning on a plane parallel to the octahedral faces (Spinel-law twin). The surface are smooth with many faces showing the twin planes on the outer edges.
Overall Size:6x6x4.5 mm
Crystals:6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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