Since no one creationist or evolutionist thinks there has been an exchange of carbon in the diamond with the atmosphere using the standard formula for 14 c dating to work out the age of a diamond is meaningless also 14 c dating assumes that the 14 cc ratio has been constant.
Span classnews_dt17102007spannbsp018332young earth creationists are using this carbon14 dating of diamonds to argue that geologists are all wrong that the earth has been around for millions.
Span classnews_dt29062009spannbsp018332c14 detected in diamonds and coal why did the young earth creationist rate project choose diamond amp coal for trying to discredit c14 dating.
The aig article says they dated diamonds to around 55000 years which just happens to be about 5000 years short of the oldest date for which c14 dating can be used for living things this is because after that many generations of decay theres so little left its indistinguishable from background c14 or.
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Dead diamonds the short answer is carbon 14 cant be used to date diamonds because carbon 14 dating tells how long it has been since something died.