Can diamond be melted in a thermite reaction?

Asked By: Harmony Fay
Date created: Fri, Dec 11, 2020 1:40 AM
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Can diamond be melted in a thermite reaction? [duplicate] Closed 4 years ago. A thermite reaction is an exothermic reaction, it releases a large amount of heat so that temperature increases up to 3500 °C. On the other hand, it says the melting point of diamond is 3500 °C.
Answered By: Korbin Brekke
Date created: Sat, Dec 12, 2020 3:43 AM

Thermite, the metal-melting chemical reaction!

Thermite, the metal-melting chemical reaction!
My books says. Thermite reaction is an exothermic reaction, it release large amount of heat so that temperature increases upto 3500°C. On the other hand it is written. Melting point of diamond is 3500°C.
Answered By: Marques Johnson
Date created: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 1:45 PM
You'll need a lot of pressure though! Rigorously speaking, according to the phase diagram above, to obtain liquid carbon directly from melting a diamond would require a pressure of at least 10 G P a, which is about 10 5 a t m. To put that into perspective, it's about 1 / 30 of the pressure at the centre of the Earth.
Answered By: Modesta Wilkinson
Date created: Thu, Dec 17, 2020 3:22 PM
It sounds like they are using thermite as the heat source, but it is the graphite that is converted into diamonds. Thermite will generate aluminum oxide, which, if it crystallizes right will be corundum, but I don't think the thermite reaction gets hot enough or cools down slowly enough to generate any substantial crystals of aluminum oxide.
Answered By: Winnifred Cremin
Date created: Sun, Dec 20, 2020 1:27 PM
Thermite is a pyrotechnic composition of metal powder and metal oxide. When ignited by heat, thermite undergoes an exothermic reduction-oxidation reaction. Most varieties are not explosive, but can create brief bursts of heat and high temperature in a small area. Its form of action is similar to that of other fuel-oxidizer mixtures, such as black powder. Thermites have diverse compositions. Fuels include aluminium, magnesium, titanium, zinc, silicon, and boron. Aluminium is common because of its
Answered By: Hardy Jones
Date created: Mon, Dec 21, 2020 8:07 AM
Can lava melt diamonds? According to Wikipedia, the temperature of lava is between 700 and 1200 °C (973 to 1473 K). The melting point of Diamond at about 100,000 atm is 4200 K, which is much higher than the temperature of lava. So, it is impossible for lava to melt a diamond.
Answered By: Elmo McDermott
Date created: Tue, Dec 22, 2020 5:17 PM
Thermite is a reaction of a metal oxide with pure aluminum powder. Once the activation energy (heat) is applied the aluminum powder begins to combust, pulling the oxygen from the other oxides in the mix and leaving a relatively pure form of the metal. The combustion energy raises the temperature of the mix to well above the melting point of most ...
Answered By: Brionna Ziemann
Date created: Sat, Dec 26, 2020 4:53 AM
Thermite, as standard, uses aluminium and iron oxide, which react together when burnt to create a blob of molten iron. I would like to achieve a similar result, but with a blob of molten aluminium as the end product. I assume that the reaction is the result of the much more reactive aluminium pulling the oxygen from the iron oxide, and so creating aluminium oxide and iron.
Answered By: Bertram Schaefer
Date created: Sun, Dec 27, 2020 6:27 PM
Answer: Although diamonds originate deep underground and form under extreme temperatures, diamonds can indeed burn under certain conditions. Diamonds Burn Like Anything Carbon. As pure crystalline carbon (C), diamonds have the exact same chemistry as graphite (though they have different molecular structures).If strongly heated in the presence of oxygen (air), carbon will react with the oxygen ...
Answered By: Imogene Lakin
Date created: Mon, Dec 28, 2020 6:51 PM
aluminium smears on rusty mild steel can initiate a thermite reaction of sufficient thermal energy to ignite flammable gas-air and solvent-air atmospheres and dust clouds typical of those found in the chemical industry. The conditions of impact under which the different metals are most likely to produce an incendive thermite reaction are described.
Answered By: Adonis Marquardt
Date created: Wed, Dec 30, 2020 4:16 AM
Its relatively low melting point (660 °C) means that it is easy to melt the metal, so that the reaction can occur mainly in the liquid phase and thus proceeds fairly quickly. Its high boiling point (2519 °C) enables the reaction to reach very high temperatures, since several
Answered By: Maurice Brown
Date created: Fri, Jan 1, 2021 8:16 AM
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Here is How to Tell if a Diamond is Real or Fake 1) Water Test. Use this simple test to ensure a diamond is real. Find a normal sized drinking glass and fill it ¾ of the... 2) Fog Test. For the fog test, hold the diamond or ring between two fingers and breath on it with a puff of air. A light... 3) ...
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Lay the stone onto the dot with the flat side down. Through the pointed end of the diamond, look down onto the paper. If you see a circular reflection inside the gemstone, the stone is fake. If you cannot see the dot or a reflection in the stone, then the diamond is real.
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Here is How to Tell if a Diamond is Real or Fake 1) Water Test. Use this simple test to ensure a diamond is real. Find a normal sized drinking glass and fill it ¾ of the way with water. Carefully drop the loose stone into the glass. If the gemstone sinks, it’s a real diamond.
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For the fog test, hold the diamond or ring between two fingers and breath on it with a puff of air. A light fog will form on the diamond because of the moisture and heat in your breath. If the fog dissipates right away, the diamond is real. If it takes several seconds for the fog to disperse, it is likely a fake diamond.
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