AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Zimbabwe > Diamond (0.37 carat polished slice with sector-zoned inclusions)

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Diamond (0.37 carat polished slice with sector-zoned inclusions) from Zimbabwe

 
Diamond (0.37 carat polished slice with sector-zoned inclusions) from Zimbabwe

Diamond (0.37 carat polished slice with sector-zoned inclusions) from Zimbabwe

DESCRIPTION:No. 59930
Mineral:Diamond (0.37 carat polished slice with sector-zoned inclusions)
Locality:Zimbabwe
Description:Triangular slice of a transparent natural diamond crystal that was polished on both sides and edges to highlight the internal crystal sector zoning. The diamond sector zoning is caused by graphite-coated disk-shaped defects. See article: Optically-zoned (Star) Diamonds from Zimbabwe in Rocks and Minerals, March-April 2014, pages 173-178
Overall Size:10x8x0.2 mm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Africa > Diamonds

 

  Buy rough uncut diamonds at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Diamonds

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property.