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Natural vs Lab-Grown Diamonds

Natural Diamonds

Formed in the earth
Historical significance and may have higher resale value
Millions, if not billions of years old

Lab-Grown Diamonds

Formed in a laboratory
Indistinguishable from natural diamonds using the naked eye
Advanced instruments needed to differentiate from natural diamonds
Diamond Natural Lab-Grown
Chemical Composition Carbon Carbon
Crystal Shape Octahedron Cuboctahedron/Cube
Refractive Index 2.42 2.42
Dispersion 0.044 0.044
Hardness 10 10
Density 3.52 3.52
Inclusions/Blemishes

Information received from the Gemologist Institute of America.


Moissanite

Lab-grown stone that has a similar hardness to a diamond
Available in colorless, near-colorless, and multiple color options
Exceptional sparkle — Reflects more light
Chemical Composition Silicon Carbide
Crystal Shape Cuboctahedron/Cube/Rhombohedral
Refractive Index 2.65 - 2.69
Dispersion 0.1
Hardness 9.25
Density 3.22
Inclusions/Blemishes

Information received from the Gemologist Institute of America.


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