Diamond in Conglomerate, Diamantina River, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Mined c. 1960s, ex: Wouter van Tichelen #20040801, Miniature 4.5 x 5.0 x 5.5 cm, $1500. Online 07/11.
Sharp, transparent, light yellow octahedral diamond, 4 mm on edge, fixed in small pebble conglomerate. Naturally occurring diamond crystals in matrix are exceptionally rare on the collectors market especially those from the great Brazilian fields. Mined ca. 1960s. Wouter van Tichelen specimen #20040801. No faults.