Polymorphism

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<Font color="blue"> Polymorphisme </Font>(''Fr''). <Font color="red"> Polymorphie </Font>(''Ge''). <Font color="green"> Polimorfismo </Font> (''Sp''). <Font color="brown"> Полиморфизм  </Font> (''Ru''). <Font color="black"> Polimorfismo </Font>(''It''). <Font color="purple"> 多形現象 </Font>(''Ja'').
<Font color="blue"> Polymorphisme </Font>(''Fr''). <Font color="red"> Polymorphie </Font>(''Ge''). <Font color="green"> Polimorfismo </Font> (''Sp''). <Font color="brown"> Полиморфизм  </Font> (''Ru''). <Font color="black"> Polimorfismo </Font>(''It''). <Font color="purple"> 多形現象 </Font>(''Ja'').
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The phenomenon in which the same chemical compound exhibits different [[crystal structure]]s.
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The phenomenon in which the same chemical compound exhibits different [[crystal structure]]s. As an example, CaCO<sub>3</sub> may crystallize as trigonal calcite or orthorhombic aragonite.
== See also ==
== See also ==

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Polymorphisme (Fr). Polymorphie (Ge). Polimorfismo (Sp). Полиморфизм (Ru). Polimorfismo (It). 多形現象 (Ja).

The phenomenon in which the same chemical compound exhibits different crystal structures. As an example, CaCO3 may crystallize as trigonal calcite or orthorhombic aragonite.

See also