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Diamond (5.71 carat gray spherical Ballas crystal) from Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil

 
Diamond (5.71 carat gray spherical Ballas crystal) from Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil

Diamond (5.71 carat gray spherical Ballas crystal) from Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil

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Diamond (5.71 carat gray spherical Ballas crystal) from Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 43631
Mineral:Diamond (5.71 carat gray spherical Ballas crystal)
Locality:Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil
Description:Large translucent gray spherical crystal of natural diamond fully crystallized on all sides (referred in the trade as a Ballas crystal). The crystal has minute irregular faces with matte luster. Under magnification microscopic crystal faces are visible.
Overall Size:9x9x9 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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