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Diamond (1.44 carat pale-gray macle, twinned crystal) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Diamond (1.44 carat pale-gray macle, twinned crystal) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Diamond (1.44 carat pale-gray macle, twinned crystal) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Diamond (1.44 carat pale-gray macle, twinned crystal) from Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 55337
Mineral:Diamond (1.44 carat pale-gray macle, twinned crystal)
Locality:Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Triangular natural diamond crystal with striated crystal faces, pale gray color, and a few scattered dark inclusions near one edge. The diamond is twinned on the {111} plane following the Spinel Law of twinning and is known in the trade as a macle.
Overall Size:7x6x3.5 mm
Crystals:7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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