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 Post subject: Why are Pink Diamonds Pink?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:57 pm 
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Why are Pink Diamonds Pink?
GIA Researchers Dive Deep into their Crystal Structure


Russell Shor for G&G wrote:
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Natural pink diamonds are among the most valuable and rare of Earth’s treasures. Top, vivid-colored stones can bring more than $2 million per carat at major auctions. Such prices come from their rarity as much as their beauty – only a tiny percentage of diamonds have pink color, and only a tiny percentage of these have a rich, vivid color.

Pink diamonds created in a laboratory, however, are quite different from most of their natural counterparts. Manufacturers can’t replicate the way the vast majority of these fancy colored diamonds formed in nature, according to GIA researchers.

Employing GIA’s immense database of more than 90,000 natural pink and related colored diamonds graded between 2008 and 2016, GIA researchers Dr. Sally Eaton-Magaña, senior research scientist; Troy Ardon, research associate; Dr. Karen V. Smit, research scientist; Dr. Christopher M. Breeding, senior research scientist and Dr. James Shigley, distinguished research fellow, produced the most detailed and comprehensive gemological analysis of pink diamonds to date, published in the Winter 2018 edition of the Institute’s quarterly journal, Gems & Gemology.
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 Post subject: Re: Why are Pink Diamonds Pink?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:32 pm 
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and the answer is?


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I've read the article thoroughly, I think... and I too could not answer the question "why are pink diamonds pink?".

IMO, the article is riddled with a lot of unnecessary, esoteric, technical jargon making it difficult for me to follow.
Same with the article in G&G.


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Hi all
Could this be a pink diamond?
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Hi Paul.
Se reply I left here.
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=26214&p=253160#p253160

You're not "giving us the business" with your questions, are you?


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:wink: Agree with Barbra on possibly getting the "Biz".
Would like to investigate that orangish piece a little closer, "above slightly left of the ?".

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sorry guys, not sure what you mean by the biz.


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 Post subject: Re: Why are Pink Diamonds Pink?
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Maybe you know they are not diamonds and you're just messing with us? Get those kind of posts once and awhile.

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