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Diamond (two matched polished slices with sector-zoned inclusions totaling 0.54 carats) from Zimbabwe

 
Diamond (two matched polished slices with sector-zoned inclusions totaling 0.54 carats) from Zimbabwe

Diamond (two matched polished slices with sector-zoned inclusions totaling 0.54 carats) from Zimbabwe

DESCRIPTION:No. 59937
Mineral:Diamond (two matched polished slices with sector-zoned inclusions totaling 0.54 carats)
Locality:Zimbabwe
Description:Two matched triangular 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-shaped defects. See article: Optically-zoned (Star) Diamonds from Zimbabwe in Rocks and Minerals, March-April 2014, pages 173-178
Overall Size:8x7x0.3 mm
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Status: For reference only
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