Diamond, a precious metal, is famous for two important characteristics which are its hardness and thermal conductivity, although, extraction and processing of a diamond are a very difficult process. Diamond is one of the most expensive metals in the world as it is rarely found in the world. The extraction and processing of a diamond is done in the following manner: Discovery of diamond mine, Extraction of diamond in raw form, further processed in industries and finally it is supplied to the markets.
The first step in the procedure of a diamond is Discovery of diamond mine, it is the major and the most difficult step in the procedure of diamond, this is because, diamond mines are rarely found in the world and it is very difficult to discover diamond mine because it requires high amount of capital, machinery and manpower.
The second step in the procedure of diamond is Extraction of diamond from its mines. It is a difficult process which requires heavy machinery and labor force. Diamonds are attached in heavy rocks and these rocks come to the earth surface by volcanic eruptions. On the other hand, this stage is very risky for the labors who are working on the site this is because, in the process of extraction there are many hazardous gasses which are being leaked and which affects the health of the people who are working there so all of them must be very careful as it can be very dangerous for them.
The third step in the procedure of diamond is further processing. In this step all raw form diamonds are sent to the industries where all other impurities are separated from the diamonds and these raw form of diamonds are converted into finished goods. Diamonds have many uses firstly, it is used in making jewels. Secondly, it is used as a thermal conductor in many science experiments as it is the best thermal conductor.
The fourth and the last step in the procedure of diamond is the supply of diamond to the markets. In this stage finished good are supplied to the market. Diamond is supplied worldwide because, there are very less reserves of diamonds in the world so this step is also an important one.
In conclusion, the process of a diamond from its mine to finished goods is a difficult process and you need to follow these steps to safely extract diamonds. Diamonds are very expensive because of their unique characteristics and because of high process cost.