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Diamond (3.08 penetration twin crystals) from Tshikapa, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Diamond (3.08 penetration twin crystals) from Tshikapa, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Diamond (3.08 penetration twin crystals) from Tshikapa, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 25782
Mineral:Diamond (3.08 penetration twin crystals)
Locality:Tshikapa, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Three twinned crystals of cubic diamond with yellow outer rind concealing a gemmy interior. The diamond crystals are penetration twins. All three crystals are difficult to discern, but careful study reveals there are 3 crystals, not just 2.
Overall Size:7x7x7 mm
Crystals:6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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