Graphite and Diamond

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Graphite Conducts Electricity
delocalised electrons free to move between two sheets
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Graphite can be used as a lubricant
delocalised electrons allow sheets of carbonate slide over each other.
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Graphite is slippery
Meaning it can be used as a lubricant
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Diamond is Hard
has a web of strong covalent bonds, breaking bonds is hard.
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Diamond has a high melting point
Bonds are strong and hard to break
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Card 2

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Graphite can be used as a lubricant

Back

delocalised electrons allow sheets of carbonate slide over each other.

Card 3

Front

Graphite is slippery

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Diamond is Hard

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Diamond has a high melting point

Back

Preview of the front of card 5

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