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A Package for Displaying Crystal Morphology

Jörg Enderlein
Organization: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Journal / Anthology

The Mathematica Journal
Year: 1997
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Page range: 72-78

In mineralogy and crystallography, one would like to display the morphology of a crystal based on the knowledge of its symmetries. This article introduces a package for computing and displaying ideal crystals, given their point symmetry groups, axes systems, and face indices. The package will be useful for anybody interested in mineralogy, crystallography, or simply in the geometric beauty of crystals.

*Science > Physics > Crystallography