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Where Do Diamonds Come From?

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Published on Nov 29, 2016

Diamonds. You see them in jewelry stores, celebrities flaunting them, but where do they come from? Turns out not from coal! Check out this episode to find out what conditions are needed for diamonds to form.

Hosted by: Michael Aranda
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Sources:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/art...
http://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/WN13...
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science...
http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/myt...
http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2015/08/...
https://deepcarbon.net/feature/new-an...
http://geology.com/articles/diamonds-...
http://www.diamondnexus.com/product-e...
http://www.nature.com/news/2007/07082...
http://phys.org/news/2013-09-diamonds...

Images:
Kimberlites: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
Coal: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
Tetrahedrons: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allotro...

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