Scalenohedral
Scalenohedral Sca*le`no*he"dral (sk[.a]*l[=e]`n[-o]*h[=e]"dral), a. (Crystallog.) Of or pertaining to a scalenohedron. [1913 Webster]

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  • scalenohedral — skā|lēnə|hēdrəl adjective Etymology: New Latin scalenohedron + English al : of, relating to, or having the form of a scalenohedron scalenohedral crystal scalenohedral calcite …   Useful english dictionary

  • scalenohedral — sca·le·no·he·dral …   English syllables

  • scalenohedron — scalenohedral, adj. /skay lee neuh hee dreuhn/, n., pl. scalenohedrons, scalenohedra / dreuh/. Crystall. a hemihedral crystal form of 8 or 12 faces, each face being a scalene triangle. [1850 55; < Gk skalenó(s) unequal + HEDRON] * * * …   Universalium

  • Calcite — A one inch Calcite Rhomb that shows the Double image refraction property. General Category Carbonate mineral …   Wikipedia

  • Chalcopyrite — Twinned chacopyrite crystal from the Camp Bird Mine, Ouray County, Colorado (size:5.2 x 3.6 x 2.7 cm) General Category Sulfide mineral …   Wikipedia

  • Digenite — from the East Colusa Mine, Butte, Montana, USA. Specimen size = 4.3 cm General Category Sulfide mineral …   Wikipedia

  • calcareous spar — Calcite Cal cite (k[a^]l s[imac]t), n. [L. calx, calcis, lime.] (Min.) Calcium carbonate, or carbonate of lime. It is rhombohedral in its crystallization, and thus distinguished from aragonite. It includes common limestone, chalk, and marble.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calcite — Cal cite (k[a^]l s[imac]t), n. [L. calx, calcis, lime.] (Min.) Calcium carbonate, or carbonate of lime. It is rhombohedral in its crystallization, and thus distinguished from aragonite. It includes common limestone, chalk, and marble. Called also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calc-spar — Calcite Cal cite (k[a^]l s[imac]t), n. [L. calx, calcis, lime.] (Min.) Calcium carbonate, or carbonate of lime. It is rhombohedral in its crystallization, and thus distinguished from aragonite. It includes common limestone, chalk, and marble.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tourmaline — Tour ma*line, n. [F. tourmaline, cf. It. turmalina, tormalina, NL. turmalina, turmalinus; all fr. tournamal, a name given to this stone in Ceylon.] (Min.) A mineral occurring usually in three sided or six sided prisms terminated by rhombohedral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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