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When were the first diamonds in history recorded?

  1. Sep 27, 2011 #1

    wolram

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    When were the first diamonds in history recorded?
     
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  3. Sep 27, 2011 #2
    Re: Diamonds

    In the big inning.
     
  4. Sep 27, 2011 #3

    rhody

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  5. Sep 27, 2011 #4
    Re: Diamonds

    Wiki says the following and gives a reference:

    Hershey, W. (1940). The Book of Diamonds. New York: Hearthside Press. pp. 22–28. ISBN 1-4179-7715-9.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond" [Broken]
     
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  6. Sep 27, 2011 #5
    Re: Diamonds

    Which means they are prehistoric in origin and were likely recorded as soon as writing was invented.
     
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