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Diamond (3.31 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions ) from Zimbabwe

 
Diamond (3.31 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions ) from Zimbabwe

DESCRIPTION:No. 65742
Mineral:Diamond (3.31 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions )
Locality:Zimbabwe
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 mm across each
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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