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How Much Pressure to Make a Diamond?

How Much Pressure to Make a Diamond?

Srivastava, S. (n.d.). How Much Pressure to Make a Diamond? The Diamond Authority. https://www.thediamondauthority.org/how-much-pressure-to-make-a-diamond/

How much pressure is needed to make a diamond? It can be high enough to melt the rock, but too much pressure could cause the diamond to vaporize. Adding pressure to the material without increasing the temperature would produce a slightly denser diamond, and could eventually lead to nuclear fusion. The ideal temperature for diamond formation is a couple of hundred degrees below the melting point of water. Fortunately, the amount of pressure needed to make a diamond is far less than you might think. To continue reading, follow the link above.