Why diamond is white and Graphite is black?

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    sunilbharposted 8 years ago

    Why diamond is white and Graphite is black?

    diamond and graphite bothe are carbon.

  2. CommerceCat profile image61
    CommerceCatposted 8 years ago

    Why can Diamonds be white and Graphite is black even though both are made from Carbon?   Diamond is the hardest known mineral and extremely hard to scratch - on the other hand Graphite, which is used in pencils is soft and crumbly.   It is hard to... read more

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    tom hellertposted 5 years ago

    its all how you arrange the molecules- intense heat and pressure overtime can create a diamond. Its like overtime water that freezes one way makes a block but the same water can make an icicle