Why the melting point of diamond is very high?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 13th Aug, 2014, 02:34: PM

Expert Answer:

  • It has a  three dimensional network involving strong C-C bonds which are difficult to break.
  • A large amount of energy is required to break down these bonds.
  • Therefore , the melting point of diamond is very high.

Answered by  | 13th Aug, 2014, 04:34: PM