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Diamond (2.67 carat pale light-brown macle, twinned crystal) from Jwaneng Mine, Naledi River Valley, Botswana

 
Diamond (2.67 carat pale light-brown macle, twinned crystal) from Jwaneng Mine, Naledi River Valley, Botswana

Diamond (2.67 carat pale light-brown macle, twinned crystal) from Jwaneng Mine, Naledi River Valley, Botswana

DESCRIPTION:No. 59965
Mineral:Diamond (2.67 carat pale light-brown macle, twinned crystal)
Locality:Jwaneng Mine, Naledi River Valley, Botswana
Description:Lustrous pale-brown transparent diamond crystal with triangular shape due to twinning on the {111} plane following the Spinel Law of twinning, known in the trade as a Macle or Maccle. The diamond crystal has a few metallic inclusions scattered throughout
Overall Size:10x9x3 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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