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buckminsterfullerenes

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  • n. Plural form of buckminsterfullerene.

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  • C70 belong to a class of molecules termed buckminsterfullerenes, or just fullerenes, after architect Buckminster Fuller.

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  • I decided that the dark patch was buckminsterfullerenes – carbon molecules in the shape of spheres or tubes, which were thought to be artificial but do occur very rarely in nature.

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  • Originally known as buckminsterfullerenes (today, technically, just as fullerenes), buckyballs became the third known natural form of pure carbon after diamond and graphite.

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  • The 'scope also identified Carbon-70 - the elongated flavour of Carbon-60 which forms another member of the molecular class buckminsterfullerenes, or fullerenes (see Bootnote below for full explanation of graph):

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  • Both types of molecules belong to a class known officially as buckminsterfullerenes, or fullerenes.

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  • Surprisingly, these experiments resulted in the formation of large quantities of buckminsterfullerenes.

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  • (buckminsterfullerenes), have recently been discovered.

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