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Specimen of carborundum (artificial), also known as silicon carbide. This compound has a crystal structure similar to diamonds and is nearly as hard. It's used industrially as an abrasive for cutting, grinding, polishing, as well as having electronic applications.
Specimen of carborundum (artificial), also known as silicon carbide. This compound has a crystal structure similar to diamonds and is nearly as hard. It's used industrially as an abrasive for cutting, grinding, polishing, as well as having electronic applications.
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