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Diamond


The word diamond comes from the Greek word adamas, meaning "unconquerable" or "invincible."

 

Just the facts

As a gemstone lover, you may have heard about the 4 C's related to valuing gemstones and, in particular,, diamonds. While other factors, such as origin, sometimes, need to be taken into consideration when valuing colored gemstones, the 4 C's that diamond professionals and connoisseurs consider are: color, cut, carat weight, and clarity.


 Diamonds Include:

White, Black, Multi-Colored

Diamond

April's Birthstone

Major Sources

Africa, Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, & Russia

Colors Found

 Various

Family

Native element: Carbon

Hardness

10

Refractive Index

2.41 - 2.42; SR

Specific Gravity

3.53

Crystal System

Cubic

 

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