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Diamond from
Polsingen Impact Breccias, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen District, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Locality type:Impact Structure
Comments:Impact diamonds in glass bombs and gneiss elemnts of the suevite.
Diamonds appear as thin pseudo-hexagonal plates (up to 100 µm) : they have formed by displacive phase transformation in solid state (martensitic or diffusion process) from graphite.
Validity:Believed Valid
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diamond data
Locality Data:Click here to view Polsingen Impact Breccias, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen District, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Nearest other occurrences of Diamond
27.4km (17.1 miles) Seelbronn Quarry, Amerdingen, Donau-Ries District, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany
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