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Lost and Stolen SpecimensStolen carbonado/black diamond

21st May 2007 17:13 BSTChris Stanley Expert

http://www.agiweb.org/smmp/images/carbonado.jpg


This specimen was stolen in the raid on the Museon in the Hague while out on loan.


http://www.agiweb.org/smmp/carbonado.htm



Historic carbonado diamond from the BMNH among specimens stolen from the Museon diamond exhibition


BM 33599

Diamond "carbonado" from Brazil.

Specimen registered as "Carbonado", it is a dark-brown rounded octahedron, approx 15mm across, with a cubic termination at one end.

A highly carbon rich diamond, or pseudomorph, it is a historical piece from the Museum collections, 1861


Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of this specimen should contact:


Mr. Alan Hart

Curator of Collections

Mineralogy Department

The Natural History Museum

Cromwell Road

London SW7 5BD
Chris Stanley Wrote:

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> http://www.agiweb.org/smmp/images/carbonado.jpg

>

> This specimen was stolen in the raid on the Museon

> in the Hague while out on loan.

>

> http://www.agiweb.org/smmp/carbonado.htm

>

>

> Historic carbonado diamond from the BMNH among

> specimens stolen from the Museon diamond

> exhibition

>

> BM 33599

> Diamond "carbonado" from Brazil.

> Specimen registered as "Carbonado", it is a

> dark-brown rounded octahedron, approx 15mm across,

> with a cubic termination at one end.

> A highly carbon rich diamond, or pseudomorph, it

> is a historical piece from the Museum collections,

> 1861

>

> Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts

> of this specimen should contact:

>

> Mr. Alan Hart

> Curator of Collections

> Mineralogy Department

> The Natural History Museum

> Cromwell Road

> London SW7 5BD
 
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