Mass Form 2 12.0107 ± 0.0008 uma C 100%
Color Typically yellow, brown or gray to colorless. More rarely, blue, green, black, translucent white, pink, purple, orange or red
Crystal system Cubic
Bravais lattice Face-centered cubic (diamond)
Cleavage 111 (perfect in four directions)
Mohs scale 10
Diamonds are classified according to their color, clarity, carat and cut. Diamonds are formed at high temperatures and a pressure of more than 80 km below the earth’s surface. In the past, South Africa was the largest producer of diamonds, but today more diamonds are mined in Australia. Other countries that have deposits of Ghana, Sierra Leone, Zaire, Botswana, USA and Brazil.
Mystical properties of diamonds
In the past, diamonds were not worn as jewelry. They were kept in storehouses like gems. Only last few centuries their dazzling appearance began to appear in various jewelry worn by men. Diamond is a stone that symbolizes love, which is why most often placed on engagement rings. However, historically there is very little information that it is a stone of love. Diamond leads to longevity, clarifies things and provides abundant. It has the ability to amplify the thoughts and brings courage and hope to its owner.
Healing properties of diamonds
Diamond is known healer, opens the crown chakra and enhances confidence. Historical crushed diamond was used as a cure for many diseases. Fraction rough diamond placed overnight in a glass of water is an excellent tool for stress, especially during periods of exhaustion and convalescence. To do this you simply drink the water from the cup.
Care should be taken when wearing a diamond necklace, because it blocks the flow of energy, especially if the wearer has negative thoughts or feelings.
Magical properties of diamonds