Allotropes of Carbon: Diamond, Graphite and Buckminster Fullerene

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Diamond

A diamond is dense because it has strong covalent bonds. It is transparent because when you look through a hexagonal hole all the other holes line up and you can see through it. It does not conduct electricity because the electrons are stuck in the bonds. Each carbon is bonded to 4 other carbons.

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Graphite

Graphite is opaque because in

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