What color of liquid carbon

  1. What color of liquid carbon
  2. jcsd
  3. Probably white from the heat.
  4. is it very bright gray colorless color. ...
  5. UltrafastPED

    UltrafastPED 1,912
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    Here is a paper on the phase transitions solid-liquid-gas for carbon.

    Liquid carbon is metallic unless the pressure is too low - then it is an insulator.

    The metallic form should appear like most metals: silver colored. They don't provide a spectrum in the paper.

    And some further discussion here: http://pchemblog.umwblogs.org/2011/10/30/phase-diagram/
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