- (of a compound or mineral) capable of crystallizing in a form similar to that of another compound or mineral, used especially of substances so closely related that they form end members of a series of solid solutions.
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Isomorphous: having the same form, appearance or construction.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The alkaline perchlorates are isomorphous with the permanganates.
Its salts are isomorphous with those of alumina and sesquioxide of iron.
The seleniates are also very similar in properties to the sulphates, and both classes of salts are isomorphous.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
It is not isomorphous with the orthorhombic barium and strontium sulphates, as might be expected from the chemical formulae.