What’s in a diamond?
When you see a diamond, generally the first thoughts people have are wow that’s a sparkler, I wonder what the carat is perhaps or even just that’s gorgeous, but have you ever thought how was that made?
Diamonds are in fact carbon, in its most concentrated form. Inside the diamond the carbon atoms are arranged in a structure called a crystal lattice. What this means is that the diamond expands outwards at the same rate in all directions during its formation.
Diamonds what and how