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Crystallinity is a physical property of a solid that acts like a crystal. The degree of crystallinity of a crystal has a big influence on hardness, density, transparency and diffusion.

Crystallinity can be measured using x-ray diffraction, but calorimetric techniques are also commonly used. Examples would include: sodium chloride (table salt)

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