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Thermodynamically most stable allotrope of phosphorus is_____

A

red 

B

white

C

black

D

yellow

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Correct option is
C

black

Black phosphorus is the most stable form; the atoms are linked together in puckered sheets, like graphite. Because of these structural similarities black phosphorus is also flaky like graphite and possesses other similar properties.

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