Image: Crystal group 2: Orthorhombic - Pinacoids

Crystal group 2: Orthorhombic - Pinacoids

Crystal group 2: Orthorhombic - Pinacoids

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Australian Museum Design Unit
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Notes

  • Orthorhombic (orth): where each axis is of different length but the angle between each axis is 90°. (25% of known minerals).
  • Pinacoid: the face of a crystal that is parallel to two of the axes.

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