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Diamond (0.01 carat pale-brown macle, twinned crystal) from Fuxian, Lianing Province, China

 
Diamond (0.01 carat pale-brown macle, twinned crystal) from Fuxian, Lianing Province, China

Diamond (0.01 carat pale-brown macle, twinned crystal) from Fuxian, Lianing Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 60651
Mineral:Diamond (0.01 carat pale-brown macle, twinned crystal)
Locality:Fuxian, Lianing Province, China
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 flat faces with no flaws or inclusions. Ex. Dr. Donald Miller collection; ex. Dr. Irene S. Leung, first to discover the presence of lonsdaleite in diamonds, Professor of Geology and Geography at Lehman College
Overall Size:1.8x1.8x0.3 mm
Crystals:1.8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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