Graphite has no melting point, and instead turns into gas at 6254 degrees Fahrenheit through the process of sublimation. Graphite is entirely made up of the element carbon. More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

Two techniques for melting gold are simple melting and smelting. The simplest techniques for melting gold involve placing it in a crucible capable of withstanding a temperature of 1943 degrees Fahrenheit, the melting poi... More »

The melting point of paraffin wax is usually between about 110 and 150 degrees Fahrenheit, though it varies depending on the type. Paraffin wax is highly inert, yet burns very well. It is very commonly used to produce ca... More » Science Chemistry
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A solid can turn directly into a gas through a process called sublimation. In this instance, the solid vaporizes without going through the intermediary liquid stage. For example, in the water cycle, this would involve sn... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

Ice sometimes shrinks inside of a frost-free freezer because of a process known as sublimation. According to the University of California, Davis, sublimation occurs when a solid, such as ice, quickly vaporizes into a gas... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

You can freeze dry rose petals by the process of sublimation. Sublimation involves freeze drying the petals for around 12 hours at a prescribed temperature. Moisture from the petals is gradually pulled out in vapor form ... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

Oxygen has a boiling point of minus 297.31 degrees Fahrenheit or minus 182.95 degrees Celsius and a melting point of minus 361.82 degrees Fahrenheit or minus 218.79 degrees Celsius. Oxygen is a gas at room temperature an... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter