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Type IIa Diamonds May Have Originated Differently


A recent study on diamonds may shed more light into the deeper layers of the Earth. Studying a bunch of diamond off cuts, the largest weighing 9.6 carats, researchers were able to expose inclusions and study them, which they could not have done with already polished stones. Evan Smith, a researcher at the GIA, who works characterizing inclusions found in rare diamonds, studied over 50 stones of Type IIa as a means to understanding how the inclusions in them connect […]

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