|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Zimbabwe > Diamond (4.89 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions )|
|Mineral:||Diamond (4.89 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions )|
|Description:||Four slices sawn from a single diamond crystal that were polished on both sides in a shallow rose-cut to highlight the dark 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:||8-9 mm across each|
|Status:||Sold - Posted here for reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Africa > 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.