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'')
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<font color="blue">Polymorphisme</font> (''Fr''). <font color="red">Polymorphie</font> (''Ge''). <font color="black">Polimorfismo</font> (''It''). <font color="purple">多形現象</font> (''Ja''). <font color="brown">Полиморфизм </font> (''Ru''). <font color="green">Polimorfismo</font> (''Sp'').
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The phenomenon in which the same chemical compound exhibits different crystal forms.
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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.
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== See also ==
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*[[Polytypism]]
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*[[Polyamorphism]]
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[[Category:Crystal chemistry]]

Latest revision as of 08:41, 13 March 2018

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

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