Intro The term ‘Diamond’ is derived from the greek word ἀδάμας (adámas), meaning unbreakable. Diamonds were 1st first recognized and mined in India along with the alluvial stone deposits of the rivers Penner, Krishna, and Godavari for at least 6000 years. Since the use of diamonds as religious icons in ancient India, they are treasured as gemstones. Their popularity has risen from the 19th century because of innovation, increased supply, growth in the economy, improved cutting, and polishing techniques. Diamonds can be identified by their high thermal conductivity (900–2320 W·m−1·K−1). Their high refractive index is also an indicative, but other… View Post