Overview of Crystal Systems    
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Crystals and Crystal Models 
MINERALS and CRYSTALS   

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Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu)
last edited:  3/22/18
 

Illustrations from
Manual of Mineralogy and Petrology
by James D. Dana, 1889



identification of the 8 illustrations:

1. Isometric  2. Tetragonal  3. Orthorhombic  4. Orthorhombic 
5. Orthorhombic  6. Monoclinic  7. Triclinic  8. Hexagonal

lecture on crystal systems
 Teaching Crystal Shapes- Jami Britt (Spring 2008)*

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