Q. 25 A4.5( 11 Votes )

What is buckminsterfullerence? How is it related to diamond and graphite?

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Buckminsterfullerene is an allotrope of carbon that was discovered in 1985 containing clusters of 60 carbon atoms joined together to form spherical molecules. When it is burnt, it forms carbon dioxide leaving nothing behind which means it is only made up of carbon and this is how it is related to diamond and graphite.

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