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Diamond (two book-matched polished slices with sector-zoned inclusions totaling 1.19 carats) from Zimbabwe

 
Diamond (two book-matched polished slices with sector-zoned inclusions totaling 1.19 carats) from Zimbabwe

DESCRIPTION:No. 59920
Mineral:Diamond (two book-matched polished slices with sector-zoned inclusions totaling 1.19 carats)
Locality:Zimbabwe
Description:Two large book-matched thin slices of a transparent natural diamond crystal that were polished on both sides to highlight the internal crystal sector zoning. The diamond sector zoning is caused by graphite-coated disk-crack-like defects. See upcoming Rocks and Minerals, March-April 2014 issue.
Overall Size:15x8x.02 mm each
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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