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polygranular graphite

A graphite material composed of grains which can be clearly distinguished by means of optical microscopy.
From the viewpoint of crystallinity, a polygranular graphite is always a polycrystalline graphite but not vice versa. Most industrial graphite materials are polygranular. Monogranular materials consist mostly of non-graphitic carbon, such materials are called monolithic or agranular carbons.
PAC, 1995, 67, 473 (Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 501
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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