Diamonds

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Diamonds

Diamond has many qualities and is very unique among minerals. It is the hardest known substance, it is the greatest conductor of heat, it has the highest melting point of any substance (7362° F or 4090° C), and it has the highest refractive index of any natural mineral. Diamond is number 10 on the Mohs scale, and is 40 times harder than Corundum, which is number 9 on the Moh's scale. Diamond's cleavage is octahedral, and have a concoidal fracture. Diamonds don't look good in its raw state and it is the polishing that reveals its shinyness.

Diamonds

Some diamonds are crystal clear, and some diamonds are green and contain other colors. Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only diamond-producing site in the world where the public can search for diamonds.Dimond's chemical formula: C

How are they made?

Dimond has a white streak

Dimonds have an adamentime luster

Dimonds are in the group of nonmetalics

Citations:http://www.minerals.net/mineral_glossary/http://www.minerals.net/diamonds/

Dimonds can be used in making Diamond windows, Low friction microbearings, Wear-resistant parts, and Heat sinks that absorbs or transports heat.


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