From Online Dictionary of Crystallography
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Welcome to the Online Dictionary of Crystallography, maintained by the Commission for Crystallographic Nomenclature of the International Union of Crystallography.
from Greek κρυσταλλος − (krustallos) ice, crystal + γραφειν (graphein) − to write
The branch of science devoted to the study of molecular and crystalline structure and properties, with far-reaching applications in mineralogy, chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology and materials science.