Compound crystal

(Crystallog.) a twin crystal, or one seeming to be made up of two or more crystals combined according to regular laws of composition.
See under Compound.

See also: Compound, Crystal

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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers announced that they have created a new compound crystal material that promises to help produce advances in a range of scientific and technological pursuits.
Mass production of the materials has been realized in enterprises including Compound Crystal Technology Co.
Recently research into the solidification of metals, alloys and compound crystals has expanded substantially from the early days of the Scheil and Chambers equations to new work in space material science that produces higher quality results in such fields as continuous casting.