Dispelling the myth that diamonds are made from coal
The "fact" that diamonds are pieces of coal that have undergone a transformation due to heat and pressure is one of the biggest misconceptions about diamonds... and yet so many people think this is the case. Why so?
Join in for a engaging online webinar session exploring a common myth of what diamonds are made from. Spoiler alert: it's not coal... or is it?
This session will discuss:
- The origin and ages of diamond and coal
- The formation of diamond including upper mantle and super deep origins
- Meteorite diamonds
- Diamond crystal forms from the different origins
- How the 'diamonds made from coal' myth originated
This is presented by Julia Griffith FGA DGA EG