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Gis forGraphite

Graphite is a form of carbon. It has the interesting property of being made up of very thin layers that can be easily rubbed off, so is perfect for drawing with. Graphite is the main ingredient of the "lead" in lead pencils. Graphite can also conduct electricity, so it has many applications in engineering and electronics.

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