diamond appraisal

IMPURITIES

 

  • NITROGEN=> YELLOW
  • BORON=> BLUE
  • These impurities affect the diamonds color grade and fluorescence

     

    Diamond is Electrically Conducted (can create electricity)

     

    Formation :

    1. HEAT (APPROXIMETELY 1,000 - 1,200 DEGREE CELCIUS
    2. PRESSURE (50 KILOBARS)
    3. FORMS 100 MILES DOWN FROM THE EARTH'S SURFACE.
    4. VOLCANIC ERRUPTION BRINGS TO SURFACE (KIMBERLITE)
    5. FIRST DIAMOND WAS MADE 2.5 BILLION YEARS AGO
    6. MOST RECENT 45 MILLION YEARS AGO

    Fun TIP: DIAMONDS are very old 2 billion to 4 million years ago