University Chemistry ›› 2021, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (8): 2010038.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202010038

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Elementary Substance of C60 Catalog Belongs to Organic Substance

Zhiyong Yu()   

  • Received:2020-10-19 Accepted:2020-12-21 Published:2021-01-05
  • Contact: Zhiyong Yu


Organic substance has been considered as organic compound, but the author does not think it's accurate. C60 should belong to organic substance according to its structure and properties. Based on this fact, a common understanding will be formed: organic substances include both some carbonaceous elementary substances (e.g. C60) and the vast majority of carbonaceous compounds.

Key words: Organic substance, Organic chemistry, Carbonaceous elementary substance, Carbonaceous compound