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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A prism with six faces, each a parallelogram with four equal sides

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  • (Fig. 1), as is well known, is constructed from a rhombohedron of
  • As in the other rhombohedral carbonates, the crystals possess perfect cleavages parallel to the faces of the rhombohedron.
  • Its crystals have formed in a textbook rhodo shape--rhombohedron--very geometric, very distinct, with nice sharp, flat faces.
  • Distinct crystals are somewhat rare; they have the form of the primitive rhombohedron (rr '= 72° 20'), the faces of which are generally curved and rough. for more
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