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graph·ite

(graf'īt),
A crystallizable soft black form of carbon.
Synonym(s): black lead, plumbago

graphite

[graf′īt]
Etymology: L, graphites, from Gk, graphis a writing instrument
a form of native mineralized carbon whose dust causes a form of pneumoconiosis when it is inhaled. See also pneumoconiosis.

graph·ite

(graf'īt)
A crystallizable soft black form of carbon.
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Records said a businessman sent a consignment of natural graphite substance that is used for paints and brake pads from China to Iran.
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Outstanding fine crystalline natural graphite concentrate grading 95 - 98% C achieved from mechanical cell flotation.
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The company's facilities are said to produce and market a large variety of synthetic and natural graphite powders, conductive carbon blacks and water-based dispersions of consistent high quality.
Both companies believe the proposed merger could be viewed as a positive development in the worldwide effort to create new supplies of natural graphite.