Diamonds – Much More Then A “CARBON”

The word is from the ancient Greek – adámas “unbreakable” Diamond is a metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice. Diamond is less stable than graphite,. Diamond is renowned as a material with superlative physical qualities, most of which originate from the strong covalent bonding between its atoms. In particular, … Continue reading Diamonds – Much More Then A “CARBON”