[meteorite-list] Allende nanodiamonds

From: Debbie Baldwin/Fred Olsen <debfred_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:44:35 2004
Message-ID: <001501c0a433$f26a1620$9000560c_at_fred>

The grease answer made me think of another method of obtaining diamonds is
by panning. Due to their crystal structure they are much heavier than
graphite. I bet that a heavy liquid separation would work.

----- Original Message -----
From: E.L. Jones <jonee_at_epix.net>
To: Debbie Baldwin/Fred Olsen <debfred_at_worldnet.att.net>
Cc: meteorite-list <Meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2001 1:55 PM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Allende nanodiamonds

> Diamonds have an affinity to grease ...this is how they are captured from
> kimberlite slurry . They are passed over a sluice which is coated with a
> grade, clarified grease and they adhere to it. The grease is melted in
> and it releases the diamonds. I recommend you research this more before
> it.
> Regards,
> Elton
Received on Sat 03 Mar 2001 05:47:21 PM PST

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