A carbon material
consisting of separated monolithic particles.
Distinctions should be made between coarse particulate carbon or
(larger than about
but smaller than about
in average size), fine particulate carbon or powder or flour (between
in average size) and
in size in at least one direction), e.g. carbon blacks
and colloidal carbon
PAC, 1995, 67, 473
(Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations
on page 499
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