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Diamond from
Canyon Diablo meteorite, Meteor Crater area, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 203; Frondel, C. & U.B. Marvin (1967a), Lonsdaleite, a new hexagonal polymorph of diamond. Nature: 214: 587-589; Foote, A.E. (1891a), A new locality for meteoric iron with a preliminary notice of the discovery of diamonds in the iron, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 42: 413-417; Kunz, G.F. & C.W. Huntington (1893), On the diamond in the Cañon Diablo meteoric iron and on the hardness of carborundum, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 46: 470-471; Ksanda, C.J. & E.P. Henderson (1939), Identification of diamond in the Canyon Diablo iron, Am.Min.: 24: 677-680.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diamond data
Locality Data:Click here to view Canyon Diablo meteorite, Meteor Crater area, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Diamond
18.0km (11.2 miles) A Diamond occurrence, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
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