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There is no way anyone can ID a stone via a photograph; I would take any such ID - no matter who offers it - with a huge pinch of salt. Take it to a gemmologist, and they should be able to confirm (or not) very quickly.

As a DIY alternative, if you have a precision scale (precision depending on the size of the stone, but at least 1% of its weight, ideally 0.1%), you can rig up something like this:

http://balances.com/acculab/density+determination/specific+gravity.html

though much less refined, and this will give you an indication of specific gravity thus confirming/denying the hypothesis.


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I see what looks like scratches on the front. Did you do that?  You mentioned it has all the characteristics of diamond. What, other than hardness, have you tested?

 


Neil Beaty

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Why did you edit it to delete the picture?  Although it's true that it's impossible to do a stone ID from a photograph, it's not possible to even discuss it without the pictures.  

 


Neil Beaty

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There's never a crowd when you go that extra mile.

Professional Appraisals in Denver

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