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SS1: CHEMISTRY - 3RD TERM

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  1. Carbon and its Compounds I | Week 1
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  2. Carbon and its Compounds II | Week 2
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  3. Carbon and its Compounds III | Week 3
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  4. Carbon and its Compounds IV | Week 4
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  5. Carbon and its Compounds V | Week 5 & 6
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  6. Industrial Chemistry / Chemistry Industry 1 | Week 7 & 8
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  7. Chemical Industry and Biotechnology | Week 9
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Topic Content:

  • Diamond
    • Properties of Diamond
    • Uses of Diamond
  • Graphite
    • Properties of Graphite
    • Uses of Graphite
  • Differences between Diamond and Graphite

The crystalline forms of carbon are Diamond and Graphite

Diamond:

Diamond is one of the crystalline allotropes of carbon. It is found naturally in Africa, Brazil, India etc. The world’s leading supply of diamonds comes from South-Western Africa.

The structure consists of a non-metallic network solid. It is the hardest and purest form of naturally occurring carbon. The crystals are giant molecules and are octahedral in shape. Each carbon atom, in diamond, is covalently bonded to four other carbon atoms arranged tetrahedral.

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Properties of Diamond:

1. Diamond is the hardest natural substance with a specific gravity of 3.5 g/cm-3.

 

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