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Graphite is a crystalline allotrope of carbon and is black and opaque. It is soft and slippery and is a good conductor of electricity as well. It is used in the following ways:

● Graphite is used to make electrodes of a battery.

● It acts as a lubricator in the steel making process.

Natural amorphous and fine flake graphite are used in brake linings or brake shoes for heavier (non-automotive) vehicles and became important with the need to substitute for asbestos.

It is used to make pencils.

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