Nanosculptures on round surfaces of natural diamonds

A. A. Chepurov, S. S. Kosolobov, D. V. Shcheglov, V. M. Sonin, A. I. Chepurov, A. V. Latyshev

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Аннотация

The results of a study using scanning electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy comprising the micromorphology of the ditrigonal and trigonal layers on surfaces near the edges of octahedral diamond crystals from the Udachnaya-Eastern kimberlite pipe in Yakutia are presented. The studied surface sculptures are elongated parallel to the direction 〈111〉 and have similar morphological features, characterized by a wavy profile across the lamination, the absence of flat areas at the micro- and nanolevel. It is proposed that both sculpture types were formed as a result of dissolution under natural conditions. This suggestion is corroborated by the revelation of negative trigons on the octahedral facets of the studied diamonds.

Язык оригиналаАнглийский
Страницы (с-по)256-264
Число страниц9
ЖурналGeology of Ore Deposits
Том59
Номер выпуска3
DOI
СостояниеОпубликовано - 1 мая 2017
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