Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Hardest Thing From Nature

Ionsdaleite - It used to dominated by diamonds but not anymore. A rare natural substance called Ionsdaleite, which is made from carbon atoms, is 58% harder than diamond according to a report in New Scientist. Rare mineral Ionsdaleite is formed when meteorites containing graphite hit Earth. Time to change those facts in science textbooks haha. Click here for more info.

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