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On heating under some circumstances, diamond changes to graphite. But,why graphite doesnot changes diamond on cooling.

On heating under some circumstances, diamond changes to graphite.                                                  But,why graphite doesnot changes diamond on cooling.

Grade:12th pass

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Koushal Bhat
40 Points
5 years ago
ON HEATING DIAMOND CHAGES TO GRAPHITE AS IT HAS ALL ELECTRONS CLOSED OR BONDED TO EACH OTHER WHERE AS GRAPHITE HAS ONE FREE ELECTRON i,e IT DOES NOT HAS TETRAHYDRAL STRUCTURE AS THAT OF DIAMOND ,SO ON COOLINS NO NEW BONDS ARE FORMED OR NEW BONDS BREAK .
 

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