Crystallization is a term used to describe the method for transforming a solution into a solid, where a supersaturated solution nucleates the solute by a chemical equilibrium controlled process. Read more.
Magma is a term used to describe a naturally occurring silicate melt, which may also contain mineral crystals, dissolved water, or gases.
Self-assembly (also called Brownian assembly) is a term used to describe a spontaneous organization of individual pre-existing components into an ordered structure without human or supernatural invention. Read more..