• Question: Is diamonds compressed carboite

    Asked by Daniel to Hussain, Aimee on 18 Nov 2015.
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      Aimee Goodall answered on 18 Nov 2015:

      Diamonds are made of carbon, very impressed you knew this 😀
      The carbon is formed from living this which store carbon, like trees which have died 1-3 billion years ago and are compressed over time! I think it is great to think that the trees outside now will one day form diamonds!