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Diamond (8.57 carat two intersecting macle-twin crystals) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Diamond (8.57 carat two intersecting macle-twin crystals) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Diamond (8.57 carat two intersecting macle-twin crystals) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Diamond (8.57 carat two intersecting macle-twin crystals) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Diamond (8.57 carat two intersecting macle-twin crystals) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 39395
Mineral:Diamond (8.57 carat two intersecting macle-twin crystals)
Locality:Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Two intersecting macle diamond crystals (Spinel-law twinned crystals twinned on the {111} plane). The diamonds have pale yellow color, no internal inclusions, and are internally transparent with a few cleavage fractures. Unique crystal cluster.
Overall Size:14x10x8 mm
Crystals:8-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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