Rare Rock with 30000 Diamonds Discovered in Russia

December 17, 2014 10:21 PM

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Thousands of diamonds clustered together in the Udachnaya rock. Analyses of the stone revealed hints on the origins of the diamond.(Photo : Larry Taylor)

When miners at the Udachnaya diamond mine in Russia saw the red and green stone they unearthed from the ground, they already knew the rock was different and for an apparent reason. The 30mm rock is studded with thousands of diamonds.

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