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Diamond (1.46 carat macle, twinned crystal) from Free State (formerly Orange Free State), South Africa

 
Diamond (1.46 carat macle, twinned crystal) from Free State (formerly Orange Free State), South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 29716
Mineral:Diamond (1.46 carat macle, twinned crystal)
Locality:Free State (formerly Orange Free State), South Africa
Description:Transparent brown diamond crystal exhibiting Spinel-law twinning (Macle=twin). The surface has several forms of complex faces and there is a void where the diamond grew around an obstruction. The twin plane is easily visible around the perimeter.
Overall Size:6x6x4 mm
Crystals:6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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