diamond is covalent,yet it has high melting point.why?

Asked by ruchira121996 | 26th Mar, 2013, 07:34: PM

Expert Answer:

It has a 3-D interconnected tetrahedral structure due to which it has high MP and BP moreovre, it has all the four valence electron bonded as a sigma bond unlike graphite which has only three and fullerene which has a fourth bond as weak pi bond which gives it extra strenght.

Answered by  | 27th Mar, 2013, 06:33: AM

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