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What is Moissanite – artificial diamond?

What is Moissanite – artificial diamond?

Moissanite is a Silicon Carbide or Carborundum produced by C3 and Cree. Moissanite was first introduced to the jewelry market in 1998. Moissanite was named after French chemist Henri Moissan, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1906 when he discovered a new mineral from Meteorite debris in a meteorite pit called the Barringer near Winslow, Arizona. Moissanite is found only in meteorites of iron-nickel and is classified as an element rather than a compound. Moissanite has a Mohs…

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