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Chocolate Diamonds and a Journey to the Center of the Earth
A tiny inclusion in a chocolate diamond has unlocked a geological mystery. This brown diamond was formed deep in the Earth's mantle and brought to the surface by a volcanic eruption. It holds inside it the confirmation of vast subterranean oceans beneath our feet. This is a very exciting and important discovery. We all know diamonds are a girls best friend, but now it looks like they can be a scientists best friend too... read more »
Fancy Color Diamonds
When we think of diamonds, we often imagine brilliantly white gemstones. But every so often, a diamond will come out of the ground in vivid color. These diamonds are extremely rare, accounting for only 0.001% of the total number of rough diamonds that are mined. Because of this, they are often far more expensive than normal diamonds. The range of colors in hue and intensity takes most people by surprise. The intensity of color in fancy color diamonds is described using the following terms: Faint, Very Light, Light, Fancy Light... read more »