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What color of liquid carbon

  1. Apr 6, 2014 #1
    What color of liquid carbon
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  3. Apr 6, 2014 #2
    Probably white from the heat.
  4. Apr 6, 2014 #3
    is it very bright gray colorless color. ...
  5. Apr 6, 2014 #4


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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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