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Crystallographic Calculations
This site is a lecture by Dr. Stephen Nelson from Tulane University that discusses crystallographic calculations. Topics include a review of Miller indices, axial ratios, angles corresponding to a Miller Index, and angles between crystallographic axes in monoclinic or triclinic systems. Step by step examples of the calculations are provided, including associated illustrations and diagrams.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Mineralogy or petrology
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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-000-000-000-744
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Author: Dr Stephen A. Nelson
Tulane University