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Diamond (0.74 carat pale-brown macle-twin crystal) from Venetia Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

 
Diamond (0.74 carat pale-brown macle-twin crystal) from Venetia Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Diamond (0.74 carat pale-brown macle-twin crystal) from Venetia Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 46849
Mineral:Diamond (0.74 carat pale-brown macle-twin crystal)
Locality:Venetia Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Description:Triangular natural diamond crystal Spinel-law twinned on the {111} plane, known in the trade as macle (French=twin). The diamond crystal is transparent pale-brown with lustrous, convex, striated crystal faces and a few dark inclusions in one corner.
Overall Size:8x6.5x2.2 mm
Crystals:8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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