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Space: 9 Unbelievably Weird Facts Everyone Should Know

#4. 1,000 tonnes of diamonds a year are being created on Saturn

1,000 tonnes of diamonds a year are being created on Saturn

As the clouds of soot fall towards the planet, they clump together forming graphite, and as the pressure builds up closer to the planet’s core, that graphite is compressed into pure diamond, thus literally raining diamonds on Saturn. The scientists think the same thing might be happening on Jupiter too. Source

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