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Carbon

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Carbon: The Element of Life

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Carbon Compounds - Introduction | Don't Memorise

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Carbon - Periodic Table of Videos

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Carbon... SO SIMPLE: Crash Course Biology #1

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Carbon ***

Carbon is a chemical element with the symbol C and atomic number 6. It is nonmetallic and tetravalent—making four electrons available to form covalent chemical bonds. It belongs to group 14 of the periodic table. Three isotopes occur naturally, 12C and 13C being stable, while 14C is a radionuclide, decaying with a half-life of about 5,730 years. Carbon is one of the few elements known since antiquity.
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  • Characteristics 

  • Allotropes 

  • Occurrence 

  • Isotopes 

  • Formation in stars 

  • Carbon cycle 

  • Organic compounds 

  • Inorganic compounds 

  • Organometallic compounds 

  • History and etymology 

  • Graphite 

  • Diamond 

  • Applications 

  • Diamonds 

  • Precautions