Allotropes and Carbon Chemistry

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Diamond, Graphite, and Fullerenes are all allotropes of...
Carbon
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Fullerens are carbon structures that form spheres or
tubes
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Buckministerfullerene contains ? carbon atoms in a sphere ( formula = C60)
60
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Fullerenes can be used to carry and deliver drug molecules around the body, and to trap dangerous substances in the body and ? them
remove
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Diamond and graphite are both ? of carbon atoms
giant covalent structures
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Every carbon atom in diamond has strong ? in different directions
covalent bonds
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In graphite the carbon atoms bond to ?
Make layers
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Giant covalent bonding involves...
electron sharing
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Every carbon atom in graphite is bonded to three other in flat ? layers
hexagonal
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Fullerens are carbon structures that form spheres or

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tubes

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Buckministerfullerene contains ? carbon atoms in a sphere ( formula = C60)

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Card 4

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Fullerenes can be used to carry and deliver drug molecules around the body, and to trap dangerous substances in the body and ? them

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Card 5

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Diamond and graphite are both ? of carbon atoms

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