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Diamond from
Merlin diamond mine, Borroloola, Roper Gulf Region, Northern Territory, Australia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Diamond
Formula:C
Comments:"Merlin diamonds are known for the brilliant white colour and large size. The largest diamond ever found in Australia, a 104.73 carat white gem quality stone, was recovered from Merlin and was valued at approximately US$525,000 in 2002".

Reference: North Australian Diamonds Limited website.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:http://gemexplorer.org/archives/merlin-diamond-mine-australia

North Australian Diamonds Limited website.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diamond data
Locality Data:Click here to view Merlin diamond mine, Borroloola, Roper Gulf Region, Northern Territory, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Diamond
126.6km (78.7 miles) A Coanjula prospect, Barkly Region, Northern Territory, Australia
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