Matura diamond

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An imitation diamond gemstone that is composed of clear Zircon crystals. Matura diamonds are sometimes made from yellow zircon crystals that have been heat-treated to make them colorless. It is not the same as the synthetic Cubic zirconia.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Matara diamond; cubic zirconia


Properties of Common Gemstones

Natural and Simulated Diamonds

Resources and Citations

  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

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