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  The Nature of Diamonds Exhibition Text This exhibition text reveals the nature of diamonds, exploring how they are formed, the human fascination and the enduring significance... March 26, 2015 Blog Post Rare Kimberley Diamond Now on View Beginning today, an extraordinary gem is going on temporary display in the Museum's Morgan Memorial Hall of Gems: the 55.08-carat,... July 11, 2013 Exhibit Models of Diamond and Graphite Atoms Both graphite and diamond are made of carbon. But diamond, with more closely packed atoms, is considerably harder and has a much... Exhibit Diamond in Kimberlite Kimberlite is a relatively rare type of lava. It comes from depths as great as 300 to 350 kilometers. Press Release Renowned Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond Unveiled Famous for royal history, flawless clarity, and deep blue color. October 28, 2010 Exhibit Ultra-high pressure rock The presence of diamond in this rock indicates that it had been buried to a depth of about 130 kilometers. Educator Professional Learning Rondi Davies, Course Author Rondi Davies is a course author for Seminars on Science, the Museum's online professional learning program for educators. OLogy Card 258 George Harlow George Harlow travels the world over to study how jade, rubies, and diamonds form. George wants to find out what these rocks and... Exhibit Samples of stardust As stars age, they spew out great quantities of dust grains into interstellar space. Exhibit Meteor Crater The first geological report on the gigantic Northern Arizona Crater, in 1891, focused not on the crater itself but on tiny diamonds... Exhibit Lucy "Lucy" is one of the most complete skeletons found to date from the early hominids that flourished between 4 and 2 million... Educator Materials Grow Rock Candy No matter where you find mineral salt—on your table or at the beach—you'll see its unique cube-shaped crystals. Take a sweet look...
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