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Diamond (1.43 carat macle, twinned crystal) from Finsch Mine, Free State (formerly Orange Free State), South Africa

 
Diamond (1.43 carat macle, twinned crystal) from Finsch Mine, Free State (formerly Orange Free State), South Africa

Diamond (1.43 carat macle, twinned crystal) from Finsch Mine, Free State (formerly Orange Free State), South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 34463
Mineral:Diamond (1.43 carat macle, twinned crystal)
Locality:Finsch Mine, Free State (formerly Orange Free State), South Africa
Description:Large crystal of natural diamond with triangular shape the result of Spinel-law twinning (macle or twin). The crystal is colorless and faces have complex striations. Internally has small carbon inclusions visible under magnification.
Overall Size:9x9x3 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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