Graphite and diamond?

why is graphite soft and why does it have a high melting point and why is diamond hard and also have a high melting point? why is diamond a poor conductor of electric current and graphite a good conductor?

Screwtape Asked on May 7, 2015 in Jewelry.
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This is somethin to ask your 8th grade science teacher..

Flyswat Answered on June 12, 2015.
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it’s all with the crystalline structure. they’re all made of carbon, but the structure of the crystal varies, and that’s what gives it its properties. check it out at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon

Flyswat Answered on June 24, 2015.
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