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Rare Rock with 30,000 diamonds discovered in Russian mine

Rare Rock with 30,000 diamonds discovered in Russian mine

NEW YORK: The workers of Russian mine found 30,000 diamonds. When miners at the Udachnaya diamond mine in Russia saw the red and green stone they unearthed from the ground, they already knew the rock was different and for an apparent reason.The 30mm rock is studded with thousands of diamonds.
A report in Economic Times reported that geologist from the University of Tennessee has been quoted that the rock has 30,000 “perfect octahedrons”, which seemed like they formed instantly.
Larry Taylor, the geologist, further said that the concentration of the tiny diamonds in the found rock is massively greater than what mostly is found in different typical ores of diamond averaging 1-6 carats for a ton.
The report further said that the thousands of diamond often cluster together in band, and the rock found had clear crystals which were 0.04 inch tall and shaped like octahedral.
This simply meant the crystals are shaped like two pyramids, which have been glued together at the base.