Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 2 - Questions and Problems: 2.68

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Allotropes are different forms in which an element can exist. In other words, allotropes contain the same element but have different properties. For example, graphite and diamond both contain Carbon, but their properties are very different. Unlike isotopes, the differences are not caused by a difference in the number of neutrons.
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