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Answered 2011-07-10 17:22:22

Carbonado diamonds are simply more porous than other types of diamonds. They are found in geology different from other types of diamonds: there is no kimberlite or other 'diamond-indicator' mineral present.

There are several theories about how carbonado diamonds are formed, which you can read, below.

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