Carbon is the 6th element of the periodic table. Its atomic weight is 12.011 u and its symbol is C. It is a very common material in the universe and it is a non-metal. Carbon has medical uses, can be found in the human body, and has wany other uses, such as writing, machines, and even jewellery when it is in diamond form. It is a exteremly important element. Carbon has no liquid state and sublimes to a gas.

Atomic name: Carbon                      Sublimation point: 3642 C, 6588 F   

Atomic number: 6                            

Atomic weight: 10.81 u

Elemental Category: non-metal

Colour: Ranges from blackish grey to transparent

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