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Diamonds in Meteorites

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Diamonds were found in the Sutter's Mill Meteorites as well. https://www.space.com/27959-space-diamonds-meteorite-sutters-mill.html

"Embedded in part of the meteorite were 10-micron diamond grains — much smaller than what is used in diamond rings. But their diminutive size is still bigger than what is usually found in meteorites. The finding hints at what could have existed in the parent cosmic body that eventually broke apart and produced the Sutter's Mill meteoroid before the fragment slammed into Earth's atmosphere."

 

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My wife always said diamonds are out of the world!

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Per the articles, in order for diamonds to form they would have to have been part of at least a small planet for the pressure to be sufficient enough for them to form. Then boom, they become star dust again and reform into asteroids.

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