The Sir Abraham Hume Diamond Collection in the Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge

Mallet, G. E. and Finney, S. and Chinner, G. A. (2009) The Sir Abraham Hume Diamond Collection in the Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge. Geological Curator, 9 (2). pp. 39-43. ISSN 0144 - 5294

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Abstract

The Sir Abraham Hume diamond collection in the Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge is described. With an original catalogue dating from 1815, it consists of 154 specimens which demonstrate the crystallography, colour, inclusions and general nature of diamonds. The paper describes a restoration and conservation project on the collection.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 09AREP;
Subjects: 99 - Other
Divisions: 99 - Other
Journal or Publication Title: Geological Curator
Volume: 9
Page Range: pp. 39-43
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2012 08:44
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 10:05
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/2623

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