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a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

a parallelogram with four equal sides

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a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it

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In terms of criminal exploitation of diamonds and jewelry, no other continent has such favorable conditions for product acquisition and for converting the proceeds of crime.
What we hope comes out of it is that people will indeed check the source of their diamonds and know that, as consumers, they have power.
People on Bay Street don't believe there are diamonds in Northern Ontario.
Manufacturers have long made artificial diamonds by pressing graphite at high temperature and pressure.
You can't wage war without money, and diamonds are money," says Willy Kingombe Idi, who buys diamonds from diggers in Congo.
And over the past decade, geologists have uncovered impact diamonds in more than half a dozen giant craters around the globe.
Legend controls over 19,000 square kilometers of diamond prospective tenements adjacent to the Gulf of Carpentaria in the Northern Territory.
A prospector took a chance on some odd looking rocks and surprisingly they were diamonds carrying the same content as those found in Wawa, "so a company called Cabo Mining Corp.
sanctions and humanitarian organizations' efforts to keep conflict diamonds off the market haven't been effective.
Rapaport International Diamond Conference - New York - Monday, February 5
The rocks from which these diamond samples have been extracted are not typically known to be host for diamonds, he says.
Although moissanite is a very, very strong and very rigid material, it is still second place to diamond by a large factor," says Samuel T.
LifeGem Created Diamonds offers a responsible alternative to diamonds mined from the earth by creating high quality diamonds from a unique and meaningful carbon source.
Less than 30 per cent of kimberiltes contain diamonds and fewer than one in 200 of the world's found kimberlites have been developed into mines.
The trick to making diamonds from peanut butter, or, more reasonably, from graphite -- diamond's all-carbon mineralogic sister -- initially lay in recreating the high temperatures and gargantuan pressures that produce diamond within the earth.