Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 12 - Solids and Modern Materials - Exercises - Page 522: 12.10a


covalent-network solid

Work Step by Step

A diamond is composed of carbon atoms bound together by strong covalent bonds. Similarly, silicon atoms are held together by an extended three-dimensional network of covalent bonds, making it a covalent-network solid.
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