What is Diamond?
Diamond is a form of carbon in which the carbon atoms are arranged in a crystal lattice structure. It’s primarily found in various parts of the world including Russia, Botswana, and Australia. Diamond is often used as a gemstone and is popular for its unique hardness and brilliant sparkle.
Diamond is a precious gemstone that comes in a variety of colors, although the most popular is colorless. Its unique hardness and brilliance make it a popular choice for engagement rings and other high-end jewelry.
|Chemical Classification||Inorganic - Carbon (Diamond)|
|Color||While diamonds are most commonly thought of as colorless, they can come in a range of colors, including yellow, blue, green, and even black.|
|Occurrence||Russia, Botswana, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.|
|Formation||Diamonds form deep within the Earth's mantle under extreme heat and pressure and are brought to the surface by volcanic eruptions.|
|Diagnostic Properties||Exceptional hardness, high refractive index.|
|2V angle||Not applicable (isometric)|