Diamond in kimberlite South Africa

Diamond in Kimberlite
Diamond in Kimberlite

Custodian: University of Glasgow Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

Reference: GLAHM M4

This diamond specimen was discovered in the former Transvaal Province, now, probably, Gauteng Province. Kimberlite is an igenous rock in which diamonds are often found. It is named after the town of Kimberley in South Africa's Northern Cape Province, a major centre of diamond mining.

Dimensions: 30 x 15 x 10mm