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Diamond Microtome Knife from E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

 
Diamond Microtome Knife from E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

Diamond Microtome Knife from E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

Diamond Microtome Knife from E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

DESCRIPTION:No. 76002
Mineral:Diamond Microtome Knife
Locality:E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Description:Sharpened diamond cleavage in brass mount no. 32458 for use as a microtome knife. It is said these knives were capable of slicing a smoke particle into 9 pieces. This was a reject and has a chip on the corner. Ex. William Severance collection; received as gift from Fred Keidel ca. 1990
Overall Size:25x7x2 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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