Carbonado Diamonds

A team of U.S. geologists have published evidence relating to a different origin of these black diamonds: interstellar space.
They have found that black diamonds contain trace elements of nitrogen and hydrogen
which they claim are sure indicators of an extraterrestrial origin.
The study published in 2006 by Stephen Haggerty and Jozsef Garai, of Florida International University,
analysed the hydrogen in black diamond samples using infrared-detection instruments at the Brookhaven National Laboratory.
The researchers found that the chemical properties of carbonado indicated that the mineral formed in a supernova explosion
that took place prior to the formation of our Solar System.
In this sense, carbonado are theorized to be akin to carbon-rich cosmic dust,
likely having formed in an environment near carbon stars.
The diamonds were eventually incorporated into solid bodies that subsequently fell to Earth as meteorites

Carbonado Diamond.

Carbonado Black Diamond.

DIA10
The origin is unknown, but can have only originated from
Central African Republic or Lencois, Bahia, Brazil.


Specimen is 11.5x9.5x7.5mm. 4.81carats.
Sorry, sold.
All sizes and weights are approximate
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please e-mail us with your request.
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Carbonado Diamond.

Carbonado Black Diamond.

DIA11
The origin is unknown, but can have only originated from
Central African Republic or Lencois, Bahia, Brazil.


Specimen is 11x8x6mm. 5.74carats.
Aust.$570.00
All sizes and weights are approximate
If you require a bigger or smaller meteorite
please e-mail us with your request.
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Carbonado Diamond.

Carbonado Black Diamond.

DIA12
The origin is unknown, but can have only originated from
Central African Republic or Lencois, Bahia, Brazil.


Specimen is 14x105x8mm. 9.22carats
Aust.$920.00
All sizes and weights are approximate
If you require a bigger or smaller meteorite
please e-mail us with your request.
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Carbonado Diamond.

Carbonado Black Diamond.

DIA13
The origin is unknown, but can have only originated from
Central African Republic or Lencois, Bahia, Brazil.


Specimen is 14.5x10x8mm. 9.75carats
Aust.$975.00
All sizes and weights are approximate
If you require a bigger or smaller meteorite
please e-mail us with your request.
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