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A naturally occurring crystalline form of carbon dimorphous with diamond. It is opaque, soft, greasy to the touch, and iron black to steel gray; it occurs as crystals, flakes, scales, veins, bedded masses, or disseminations in metamorphic rocks. AGID84

This term has 10,135 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300011098

Broader Terms used

mineral

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Study of vegetation

Maker(s)

Constable, John (Attributed to)

Head of a girl

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Unknown

Girl reading

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Romney, George (Formerly ascribed to)

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