Both graphite and diamond burn.
C(s, diamond) + O2(g) ⟶ CO2(g)
For the conversion of graphite to diamond:
C(s, graphite) → C(s, diamond) ΔH° 298 = 1.90 kJ
Which produces more heat, the combustion of graphite or the combustion of diamond?
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