April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately 50 years ago, a large meteorite, named Canyon Diablo after the crater formed by the meteorite's impact in northern Arizona, was found to contain a new form of diamond with a...
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Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...
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