30000 diamonds on unearthed strange rock

December 18, 2014 8:19 AM

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Experts are thinking that when russians exploded their miners with red and green stone it caused kind of unearthed strange rock which keeps 30000 many different diamonds on it.Researchers said that diamonds are not small to use as gems.The colour of red and green is a unique pieces named olivine and pyroxene. After searching the rocks with X-rays,they saw that the stones have 1mm to 5mm measure with big red and green diamonds. “The exciting thing for me is there are 30,000 itty-bitty, perfect octahedrons, and not one big diamond,” said Larry Taylor, a geologist at the University of Tennessee, who presented the findings at the American Geophysical Union’s annual meeting. “It’s like they formed instantaneously. This rock is a strange one indeed.” Scientists are excited at the finding as they hope it will shed further light on how diamonds are made. They know diamonds are crystals of pure carbon that form under crushing pressures and intense heat, mostly formed in the Earth’s mantle, the layer beneath the crust or surface layer, at a depth of about 150km. However, certain processes in their creation remain a mystery.

Experts are thinking that when russians exploded their miners with red and green stone it caused kind of unearthed strange rock which keeps 30000 many different diamonds on it.Researchers said that diamonds are not small to use as gems.The colour of red and green is a unique pieces named olivine and...

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