Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 12 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 2

Answer

Micrographs and x-ray diffraction patterns provide evidence for the microscopic crystal-like nature of certain solids. Evidence on a larger scale include the way that crystals cleave along planes, the macroscopic shape of blocks of materials (e.g., quartz), and the surface of weathered galvanized iron.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 227-228.
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