What is Graphite?

What is Graphite?

Graphite is a form of carbon usually used to create the core of a pencil. It can be compressed to different levels of hardness. It’s power form is applied using a brush. Graphite erases easily. It was discovered in England’s Lake District in the 1500s.

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