Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Wordless Wednesday

A Moranbah Diamond - Found only in the Moranbah area from Goonyella/Riverside Mine to the Peak Downs Highway, this quartz crystal is a true gem. It has a hardness of 7 to 7.5 (topaz = 8 and diamond = 10). Due to the iron content in the 'cooking' process this gem has a clarity far superior to that of a normal quartz crystal.

I know it's meant to be wordless - but Nito came home with a Moranbah diamond!!

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