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Candle Diamonds

New research reveals that nanodiamonds can be formed in relatively benign terrestrial environments — such as a candle and flame. This lends a lot of support to the YD team’s hypotheses that the diamonds they find in the black mat were formed terrestrially, not through shock pressure, but rather by a hypoxic conflagration. In fact, they have a patent on it.

Nanodiamonds in candle flames

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