Graphite is a naturally-occurring form of carbon often used in pencils. Unlike Diamond, which is another natural crystallized form of Carbon, Graphite will cleave with little pressure, and is very soft. The name comes from the Greek 'graphein', which means 'to write'.
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Colour Gray, Black
Hardness 1 - 2
Crystal system Hexagonal
Streak Black, Gray
Lustre Metallic
Main Locations Worldwide
Chakra Root
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