Carbon (from Latin: carbo "coal") is a chemical element with symbol C and atomic
number 6. On the periodic table, it is the first (row 2) of six elements in column ...
The physical properties of carbon vary dramatically depending on the form the
element takes. A diamond, which is transparent and the hardest mineral found in
Carbon is found free in nature in three allotropic forms: amorphous, graphite, ...
Carbon, as microscopic diamonds, is found in some meteorites. .... Description.
is found in many different compounds. It is in the food you eat, the clothes you
wear, the cosmetics you use and the gasoline that fuels your car. Carbon is the ...
Carbon forms a large number of compounds, more than any other element.
Because of its willingness to bond to other nonmetallic elements it is often
referred to ...
Definition of the Carbon Element Carbon is a solid. It is a naturally abundant dark
grey to black non-metallic element that occurs in many inorganic and in all ...
Carbon has the symbol C. From the Latin word "carbo" meaning"charcoal".
Atomic Number = 6, Atomic Mass = 12.01, 6 protons, 6 electrons, 6 neutrons.
The Element Carbon - Basic Physical and Historical Information.
All living things are made of carbon. Carbon is also a part of the ocean, air, and
even rocks. Because the Earth is a dynamic place, carbon does not stay still.
Description • Uses/Function. Carbon, an element of prehistoric discovery, is very
widely distributed in nature. It is found in abundance in the sun, stars, comets, ...