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Huge Pink Diamond found in Australia

Posted by Philip DuChard  
Philip DuChard February 22, 2012 06:56AM
Thought you might like to hear some news from the BBC Site
Post a link if you find some pics have been released...
Have a great day rouckhounds
Tomasz Praszkier February 22, 2012 08:56AM
WOW, nice crystal!

"Spirifer" Geological Society
David Sheumack February 22, 2012 09:13AM
Yet another to be added to "The Best from Down Under"

Spencer Ivan Mather February 22, 2012 11:07AM
A great diamond crystal!!!
Earl Verbeek February 22, 2012 12:24PM
Nice crystal form, too. Too bad it has to be cut at all -- it would make a wonderful mineral specimen in a museum.
Peter Lyckberg February 22, 2012 06:04PM
I agree Earl, but as long as collectors are not willing to pay the gem value for some crystals, the finest gem crystal will continue to be cut up and destroyed as has been the case for the last century or centuries-millenia.
Toby Billing February 25, 2012 04:47AM
It is indeed a great pity they are cutting it, unfortunately it is a bit out of my budget even if I chuck in my collections, land and horses :-( , would be quite a piece to have sitting in with the pink tourmalines though!
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