CHEBI:36977 - hexagonal graphite

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ChEBI Name hexagonal graphite
Definition The thermodynamically stable form of graphite with an ABAB stacking sequence of the graphene layers. Hexagonal graphite is thermodynamically stable below approximately 2600 K and 6 GPa.
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Formula C
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing hexagonal graphite (CHEBI:36977) is a graphite (CHEBI:33418)
hexagonal graphite
Synonym Source
graphite ChEBI
Registry Number Type Source
38718 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
Last Modified
31 October 2008
General Comment
2006-11-09 The use of the term graphite instead of the more exact term hexagonal graphite may be tolerated in view of the minor importance of rhombohedral graphite, the other allotropic form.