Chrome Pyrope: An Inclusion in Natural Diamond

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Science  28 Jun 1968:
Vol. 160, Issue 3835, pp. 1446-1447
DOI: 10.1126/science.160.3835.1446


Electron probe analyses of garnets that are rich in magnesium and that occur as inclusions in natural diamonds show that the chrome-garnet end member, Mg3Cr2Si3O12, is a major constituent (30 percent).

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