Diamond and graphite are two different forms of the same element, carbon. Both have unique properties that make them valuable for different uses. This article discusses their differences in terms of structure, hardness, electrical conductivity, and other characteristics.
About Difference Between Diamond And Graphite
|Hardest natural material||Softest naturally occurring material|
|Transparent to opaque||Opaque|
|Insulator of electricity||Conductor of electricity|
|Atomic structure is tetrahedral||Atomic structure is hexagonal|
|Used in jewelry||Used as a lubricant and for pencils|