284. Allotropy


To succeed in this topic, you need to:
Be familiar with the elements and different elemental structures.
Be familiar with the physical conditions, e.g. temperature and pressure, that can influence the structures of different substances.

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet, you will:
Be aware that some elements adopt different structures under different physical conditions. Be aware of the terms; monotropic and enantiotropic.
Be aware of some important allotropes and their applications.

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September 2018


ISSN: 1351-5136

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