How Much Pressure to Make a Diamond from Coal?


Natural diamonds are the hardest substance known to man. However, contrary to popular thought, they do not form from coal. Diamonds are formed from carbon-containing minerals, at pressure that only exists at depths of 87 to 120 miles in the Earth.
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Coal is composed of organic molecules collected from the decomposition of ancient living organisms (e.g. plants, fungi) Although it does not naturally occur as a nearly carbon-pure
It takes the earth millions of years and millions of pounds
Coal does not create diamonds when compressed, that is a ludicrous statement!
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There are three ways one can make diamond; Geological by taking carbon (coal), burrying it underground at very high temerature and high pressure and waiting a ...
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