Macles - a diamond chrystal (x+1) that has had its growth direction turned 180 degrees along a Octahedron.
*Macle - FLAT TRIANGULAR ROUGH made into fancy shape.
Diamond colors impurites and elements
x+1 planes (inside of diamond.)
A. Cubic Plane - 3 planes
<6> faces or facets
1. Best Sawing Direction
2. Second easiest polishing directions.
B. Octahedral planes - 4 planes.
<8> faces or facets
1. ONLY CLEAVING PLANES.
2. Impossible to saw or polish.
C. Dodecahedral planes. - 6 planes.
<12> faces or facets
1. Softest planes
2. Easiest sawing direction
<USUALLY CAUSES UNNECESSARY
WEIGHT LOSS> *WHAT TO GET OUT OF ROUGH