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Diamonds and X-RRYA-

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Diamonds and X-RRYA- A diamond when exposed to the violet rays 01 light becomes fluorescent, the most brilliant, diamonds giving out a clear blue fluorescence a&# less brilliant ones becoming violet. A yellow diamond submitted by Sir William Crookes to t}-¡. rays gave out a red light, and rather to the CUitnaj Of its owners subsequently tuined a dingy hrowr when exposed to daylight. The brownishne* provbd, fortunately, only a temporary effect. These experiments have suggested to Mr. Fuchs, of Chicago, the treatment of diamonds with X-rays, 4nd he says that he is able to bleach brownish and yellow diamonds by such means. This does not exhaust his claims regarding the possibilities of the y-raj-j By directing them through various metal) and. chemicals before they penetrate the diamo- he believes that colour can be permanently Imparted to the stone and that it will be possibli to reproduce thus the famous blue of the RoM diamond or the brown of a well-known diamond it the British regalia. In view of the other experi. ments which have been mentioned, the Illustrate Science jtfeics extremely doubtful, however, 4* \he permanency of Mr, Fuchs's methous

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