Name: Emma S.
What is Amorphous Carbon? How is it formed? What is its properties
Amorphous carbon is carbon that does not have any clear shape, form or crystalline
structure. Amorphous carbon is actually made up of tiny bits of graphite with varying
amounts of other elements, which are considered impurities. For example, the coal
industry divides coal up into various grades depending on the amount of carbon in the
coal and the amount of impurities. The highest grade, anthracite, about 90 percent
carbon. bituminous coal, about 75-90 percent carbon, and lignite around 55 percent
carbon. I hope that this is a help.
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