Can all solids sublime?

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Apr 3, 2017

Answer:

All solids can sublime if the the temperature is below its triple point. The most common being iodine, which sublimes at room temperature and pressure.

Explanation:

The covalent bonds between the iodine atoms are so weak then once they are in room temperature and pressure, the bonds are overcome and cannot sustain the liquid state of iodine.