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Vein Graphite



Often confused with amorphous graphite, it is the most rare form of graphite. It is the most pure and has the highest level of crystallinity of all the natural graphites, though the structure can only be seen through a microscope or through x-ray diffraction. It typically has a more needle like morphology, and tends to occur in faulted Precambrian rocks as a fracture filling.




Characteristics  · Specifications

Characteristics

Percent Carbon

90 - 99 %

Particle Size Range

-1/4 -- 5 microns


Specifications

Appearance

Light metallic sheen and needle-like particle morphology.

Applications

  • Energy Materials
  • Lubricants
  • Grinding Wheels
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Electrical Components
  • Friction Materials
  • Plastics
  • Carbon Brushes & Parts

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