Where to find diamonds


  • 1 diamond
  • 2 Locations of diamonds
  • 3 diamond properties
  • 4 About diamonds
  • 5 Video: How to know a diamond stone


Diamond is one of the types of expensive gems, and is characterized by its crystalline composition consisting of coal or what is called carbon, as it is one of the volcanoes' outputs, and it is formed under very high temperatures and great pressure, and the diamonds are found in the form of eight or cubic, and it also has special chemical properties It made it distinct from graphite, which is very similar to it, in addition to the physical properties that made it ranked one thousand and ten in the scale of hardness, and enabled it to disperse light in a high degree, and has many uses, including jewelry making, and in the oil research pipelines.

Where to find the diamonds

Diamonds are abundant in:
  • South Africa.
  • Australia.
  • Russia.
  • Canada.
  • Brazil.
  • Ghana.
  • Namibia.
  • Congo.
  • Botswana.
  • India.

Diamond properties

  • Carat is a unit for measuring the weight of diamonds, which equals 0.20 grams.
  • Purity, the selection of original and pure diamonds is based on the IF classification and VS2 classification, and the purity of the diamond depends on the amount and size of the impurities, in addition to the distribution within the diamond.
  • Clear white or exceptional diamonds denoted by the symbol D, which is more expensive than the non-clear diamonds denoted by the symbol Z.
  • Cut, the diamond with a symmetrical, well-balanced and excellent symmetry is exceptionally sparkling and shiny.

Diamond Information

  • The first coin that people traded since ancient times, especially in western and eastern India, as it is the most solid material known to man.
  • It is formed a hundred and fifty kilometers away from the surface of the earth, as it takes its diamond shape in the lava, which is located in the interior of the earth. .
  • It is usually soft, but is influenced by the nature of the substances that make up it.
  • Due to the movement of volcanoes and rivers, many changes have occurred in the size and texture of diamonds.
  • Diamonds are extracted from sand and rocks, by special methods and methods, and when they are extracted, they are exposed to all environmental factors.
  • Annual diamond products are estimated at around twenty-six thousand grams. It is also possible to manufacture four times the natural diamonds, by exposing the granite to pressure and heat, but this type of diamond is full of deformities and shortcomings.
  • Diamonds are generally rare natural materials, especially diamonds that are large in size and of high quality.
  • The oldest diamonds are estimated at 4 billion years old, and a modern diamond is about a billion years old.
  • The diamond shapes are: marquise, round, oval, heart shape, emerald, pear shape, and square.