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Diamond (3.70 penetration twin crystals) from Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Diamond (3.70 penetration twin crystals) from Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

Diamond (3.70 penetration twin crystals) from Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 25467
Mineral:Diamond (3.70 penetration twin crystals)
Locality:Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Two cubic crystals of natural diamond perfectly twinned and intergrown. Both crystals are the same size (rare! usually one crystal is larger). There is a central plane of symmetry indicating this is a true twin, not just intergrown crystals.
Overall Size:7x7x7 mm
Crystals:6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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