Distinguish between crystalline solid and amorphous solid.

Difference crystalline solid and amorphous solids.

CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS AMORPHOUS SOLIDS
Atoms are arranged in regular 3 dimension They do not have regular arrangement
Sharp melting point No particular melting point
Anisotropic Isotropic
True solid Pseudo solid
Symmetrical Unsymmetrical
More rigid Less rigid
Long range order Short range order
Example: Potassium nitrate, copper Example: Cellophane, polyvinyl chloride

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