6 Imperative Facts You Should Know About Carbon
Post new topic Reply to topic
   Chemical Community Forum Index : Chemistry forum
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
bejoy
Sr. Staff Member
Sr. Staff Member


Joined: 27 Oct 2014
Posts: 107
Reply with quoteFind all posts by bejoy

6 Imperative Facts You Should Know About Carbon


Carbon is the 15th most plentiful element on the Earth's crustand is abundant in the Sun, stars, comets, and in atmospheres of most of the planets. It is a soft element and dull grey or black in color.

Its name is derived from a Latin word "carbo" which means "charcoal".

Carbon is a chemical element with atomic symbol C and atomic number 6.The atoms of carbon, bonds together in different ways which is termed as allotropes of carbon. The best known allotropes are graphite and diamond.

The most common oxidation state in inorganic compounds of carbon is +4, whereas in carbon monoxide +2 is found.Carbon is known to form almost ten million different compounds.

Read more: https://goo.gl/bLKEkP
Back to top
View user's profileSend private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic Reply to topic
   Chemical Community Forum Index : Chemistry forum Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  

Chemical portal