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Old 07-31-2017, 07:17 AM
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Previously I said that an allotrope was just a fancy way of stating what state of matter something was in. It does mean shape or form, but in the context of minerals it includes families such as the carbon family of minerals and to the geometric structures of the subsequent crystalline formations of the atoms, as well as defining it as a solid. See the following article to better understand what an allotrope refers to. I thought someone might call me out on that simplification.

How can graphite and diamond be so different if they are both composed of pure carbon?
*note the reference in the article to the Tetrahedron structure of a diamond. "In a diamond, the carbon atoms are arranged tetrahedrally"

This is significant since the tetrahdron form is what evidently links the quantum electro dynamic effects of a quartz crystal like herkimer quartz back to the pyrolytic carbons which also have a tetrahedrally arrangement. Graphite being pure carbon and quartz being a silica. The Quartz Page: Quartz Structure
The Quartz Page: Crystals - Macroscopic Structure

This tetrahedron form is found many places and involved with energy or quantum effects. I don't know what is more significant, the microscopic or the macroscopic, and likely there is force multiplier involved in using this form at the macro level. This is what Joe Parr found as part of his own investigations. It's also the shape of the TR-#3B. We have clear indications that a quantum effect is enhanced by employing the tetrahedron form at the macroscopic level. Joe Parr demonstrated that this form also produces some form of energy. We also see this same form in the St. Clair patents, and finally we see this form in the pie shape of ARV's capacitors.

Since graphite is pure carbon where then does pyrolytic carbon come from? It is graphite. Wikipedia somewhat unhelpfully explains: " Crystallographic defects bind these planes together, graphite loses its lubrication properties and becomes what is known as pyrolytic carbon"

Wikipedia's explanation for what a crystallographic defect is.

Also worth noting here.
"Intumescent or expandable graphites are used in fire seals,"

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