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Diamond (3.02 carat gray intergrown spherical Ballas crystals) from Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil

 
Diamond (3.02 carat gray intergrown spherical Ballas crystals) from Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil

Diamond (3.02 carat gray intergrown spherical Ballas crystals) from Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil

Diamond (3.02 carat gray intergrown spherical Ballas crystals) from Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil

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Diamond (3.02 carat gray intergrown spherical Ballas crystals) from Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 58334
Mineral:Diamond (3.02 carat gray intergrown spherical Ballas crystals)
Locality:Paraguassu River District, Bahia, Brazil
Description:Two intergrown spherical translucent gray ballas diamond crystals with textured surfaces composed of many smaller crystal faces. The smaller diamond is barely proud of the larger. Ballas diamonds are polycrystalline, with radiating internal structure.
Overall Size:7.5x6.5x6.5 mm
Crystals:4-6.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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