To make it simple for every one to learn about diamond formation we can say that gemstone quality diamonds are nearly 100 percent pure carbon, and are the only gemstone mineral made from a single element.
Formation of Diamonds
A few facts about diamond formation are as listed below:
- Diamonds are formed at depths estimated between 125-200 kilometres below the Earth’s surface.
- Pressure is around 50,000 times greater than the atmospheric pressure at the Earth’s surface
- Temperature range is approximately 900°C to 1300°C.
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