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Diamond (1.83 carat gray interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Bakwanga Mine, Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Diamond (1.83 carat gray interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Bakwanga Mine, Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

Diamond (1.83 carat gray interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Bakwanga Mine, Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 49079
Mineral:Diamond (1.83 carat gray interpenetrant twinned crystals)
Locality:Bakwanga Mine, Mbuji-Mayi (Miba), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Two interpenetrant-twinned translucent gray cubic diamond crystals that are twinned at 45 to each other around a central axis a Star-of-David twin. The edges of the diamonds are pronounced, with depressed faces accentuating the twinning.
Overall Size:8x7x7 mm
Crystals:7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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