Cyclic Twinning

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This crystal of Aragonite shows a method of twinning where the twinning plane may change its direction, as when the two symmetrical faces of a prism successively serve as twinning planes.




George Huntington Williams, Ph.D. Elements of Crystallography for Students of Chemistry, Physics, and Mineralogy (New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1892)


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