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Answer the Following Question Why is Graphite a Good Conductor of Electricity but Not Diamond? - ICSE Class 8 - Chemistry

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Answer the following question

Why is graphite a good conductor of electricity but not diamond?

Solution

In a graphite molecule, one valence electron of each carbon atom remains free, Thus making graphite a good conductor of electricity. Whereas in diamond, they have no free mobile electron. Thats why diamond are bad conductor electricity.

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