Sun March 06, 2011 By: Hemapriya Jagadeesan

how are crystalline solids classified into different types? give the important properties and examples of each type

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Sun March 06, 2011
Dear Student
Crystalline solids are classified as molecular solids , ionic solids, metallic solids , covalent or network solids. Examples: Molecular solids - I2,dry ice(solid CO2).
ionic solids like NaCl  Metalic Solids like Ag,Au ,Cu etc.
 Covalent or network solids like quartz.SiC, diamond etc .
  See the book for details.

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