|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Zimbabwe > Diamond (0.20 carat polished slice with sector-zoned inclusions)|
|Mineral:||Diamond (0.20 carat polished slice with sector-zoned inclusions)|
|Description:||Thin slice of a transparent natural diamond crystal that was polished on both sides to highlight the dark internal crystal sector zoning. The diamond sector zoning is caused by graphite-coated disk-crack-like defects. Note the alluvial wear on the rim. See article: Optically-zoned (Star) Diamonds from Zimbabwe in Rocks and Minerals, March-April 2014, pages 173-178|
|Overall Size:||6x6x0.3 mm|
|Status:||Sold - Posted here for reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Africa > Diamonds|
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