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The crystal structure of a substance is the way that the atoms inside the molecule are arranged. Most substances have a specific crystal structure. For example, sodium chloride, common table salt, has a cubic crystal structure. It always crystallizes in the form of cubes. Other substances can have other crystal structures. 7 common crystal structures are found in chemical substances.
- ↑ Chemistry:Precision and Design; Verne Biddle and Gregory Parker; A Beka Book.