The Making of Black Diamonds

Extreme adversity creates extremely great people.

Black Scientist Looking Under Microscope Does Analysis of Test Sample.
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Very deep in the Earth, in a layer known as the mantle, diamonds are formed. Under 2,000- degree heat and overwhelming pressure that exceeds 725,000 pounds per square inch.

The intense heat and pressure together create a crystalline carbon, which then forms a hexagonal sheet pattern into a triangular shape…




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