Diamonds are minerals that are formed in the Earth under intense heat and pressure. Diamonds are popular gemstones and are traditional in engagement rings. Thomas Browne once said, "Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles."

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In mineralogy, diamond is a metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice.

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