The Earth Could Be Full Of Tiny, Unreachable Diamonds
A new study suggests diamonds are common within the earth. How they're created might be less complex than we thought.By Mari Jo Valero | November 5, 2015
You'd think a diamond would be a rare, exotic stone, right? Well, as it turns out, it may be the most common gem of all.
A new study by Johns Hopkins University says diamonds may form during a much simpler process than previously thought, and that could mean there are tiny diamonds deep in the earth.
Diamonds usually form through the oxidation of methane or a reduction in carbon dioxide.