is Graphite soft and Diamond hard if both are pure carbon?
alone forms the familiar substances graphite and diamond. Both graphite and diamond
are made only of carbon atoms. Graphite is very soft and slippery. Diamond is
the hardest substance known to man. If both are made only of carbon what gives
them different properties?
answer lies in the way the carbon atoms form bonds with each other.
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1) What is the
distance of the CC bond in diamond?
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2) What is the distance of the CC bond in graphite?
3)What is distance between the graphite