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The sublimation method to create synthetic materials is a method where a solid is heated at high enough temperatures that it goes from the liquid state directly into the gaseous state, skipping the liquid state. The gas then condenses as a solid, again skipping the liquid state.<br />
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[[Synthetic moissanite]] is the main synthetic gemstone produced by this process.
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Revision as of 08:58, 1 September 2007

The sublimation method to create synthetic materials is a method where a solid is heated at high enough temperatures that it goes from the liquid state directly into the gaseous state, skipping the liquid state. The gas then condenses as a solid, again skipping the liquid state.
Synthetic moissanite is the main synthetic gemstone produced by this process.

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