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Orthorhombic

orthorhombic

(Science: chemistry) Noting the system of crystallization which has three unequal axes at right angles to each other; trimetric. See Crystallization.

Origin: Ortho- _ rhombic.


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crystals are confusing...please help.

... names of crystals so far as I'm concerned. To me. the "major names" would be the seven major crystal classes: triclinic, monoclinic, orthorhombic, trigonal, tetragonal, hexagonal/rhombohedral, or cubic. I gather the crystals you mention have something to do with plants. The first ...

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by blcr11
Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:53 pm
 
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Topic: crystals are confusing...please help.
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