Question: Explain the different properties of graphite and
carbon in relation to their different structures? Edit
In a diamond, the carbon atoms are arranged tetrahedrally.
diamonds disperse light.
Diamond is Hard
Diamond does not conduct heat and electricity.
The carbon atoms in graphite are also arranged in an infinite array, but they are layered.
Black in color.
Graphite is soft.
Graphite also has a lower density (2.266 grams per cubic centimeter) than diamond.
The planar structure of graphite allows electrons to move easily within the planes. This permits graphite to conduct electricity and heat as well.
Graphite has high melting point compare to Diamond Edit
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