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Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

 
Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond) from Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana

DESCRIPTION:No. 72567
Mineral:Diamond (0.66 carat cuttable pale-yellow complex rough diamond)
Locality:Orapa Mine, south of the Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Botswana
Description:Dodecahedral transparent cuttable yellow natural rough diamond with lustrous crystal faces that give it excellent natural sparkle. The diamond crystal has unusual slotted voids on the bottom where it intersected a bladed mineral that dissolved away. Fluoresces bright white under 365 nm LW UV illumination and phosphoresces orange when extinguished
Overall Size:5x4.5x3.5 mm
Crystals:5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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