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Crystal Chemistry
This site is a lecture from Tulane University that explores atoms and how they interact with one another to determine the physical and structural properties of crystals. Topics include atoms, isotopes, the quantum mechanical view of the atom, the electronic structure of atoms, ions, electronegativity, and various types of bonds that bind the atoms together in a crystal structure. Tables and illustrations accompany the text.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Chemistry
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001 Tulane University New Orleans, LA 70118
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-722
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Prof Stephen A. Nelson
Tulane University