The Graphite Page

John A. Jaszczak
Department of Physics and the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum
Michigan Technological University

graphite crystal

graphite crystal structure graphite crystal from Crestmore quarry, CA Growth spiral on hexagonal graphite crystal 
               from Harrisville, NY graphite cones

"Naturally occurring graphite cones"
J. A. Jaszczak, G. W. Robinson, S. Dimovski and Y. Gogotsi,
Carbon 41 2085-2092 (2003).

Graphite overview.

  • Graphite properties.
  • Graphite spirals.
  • Spherical graphite
  • Graphite crystal structures

    Graphite localities:

  • World-Wide
  • United States of America:

    Looking for a commercial source of quality natural graphite crystals?
    Try graphitecrystals.com.

    Other Graphite Links:

    Special Event: The Graphite Ball

    Watch graphite floating in mid air!

    Nice image generator by Steffen Weber for carbon or boron nitride sheets, cones and tubes.

    Peter Harris's Carbon Nanotube page.


    NetWatch column in Science magazine by Mitch Leslie featuring natural graphite.




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