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Diamond (1.63 carat green macle, twinned crystal) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

 
Diamond (1.63 carat green macle, twinned crystal) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

Diamond (1.63 carat green macle, twinned crystal) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

Diamond (1.63 carat green macle, twinned crystal) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

DESCRIPTION:No. 30267
Mineral:Diamond (1.63 carat green macle, twinned crystal)
Locality:Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana
Description:Large transparent green diamond crystal exhibiting Spinel-law twinning (Macle=twin). The external shape is a flattened irregular triangle with twin plane visible around the perimeter. Great color, fully crystallized all around.
Overall Size:7.5x7x3.5 mm
Crystals:7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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