Image: Crystal group 3: Monoclinic - Domes and Pinacoid
Crystal group 3: Monoclinic - Domes and Pinacoid
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- Monoclinic (mon): where each axis is of a different length but the angle between two of the axes is 90°. (50% of known minerals).
- Dome: an open form of facet (face) found in monoclinic and orthorhombic minerals.
- Pinacoid: the face of a crystal that is parallel to two of the axes.