intransitive verb

: to crystallize together at the same time with resulting mutual inclusion so that each component retains through the mass its own crystallographic identity including crystallographic and optical orientation
sometimes : to form a solid solution
used of two or more associated minerals

Word History


inter- + crystallize

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“Intercrystallize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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