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What are the types of Allotropes of carbon?

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The three types of allotropes are :

1. Diamond 

2. Graphite 

3. Fullerence

1. Diamond: In diamond each carbon atom under gas SP3 hybridisation. Each carbon is tetrahedrally linked to four other carbon atoms. 

2. Graphite: In graphite, carbon is SP2 -hyberdized graphite has a two-dimensional sheet like structure consisting of a number of hexagonal rings fused together. Graphite conducts electricity along the sheet.It is very soft and Slippery 

3. Fullerence : Fullerence was discovered collectively by three scientists namely R.E Smalley,R.F Curl and H.W Kroto.

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