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Structures of diamond and graphite (Homework) Sophie
Hoey



Carbon has an electronic arrangement of 2, 4. In diamond, Has a very high melting point (almost 4000°C). Very strong
each carbon shares electrons with four other carbon atoms - carbon-carbon covalent bonds have to be broken throughout
forming four single bonds.…

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Structures of diamond and graphite (Homework) Sophie
Hoey

Graphite has a layer structure; the diagram shows the Has a high melting point, similar to that of diamond. In order to
arrangement of the atoms in each layer, and the way the melt graphite, it isn't enough to loosen one sheet…

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