Russian Mineralogical Society
XI RMS General Meeting “Modern mineralogy: from theory to practice” combined with the Fedorov Session 2010
Cubic-triclinic inversion of the system of mineral species and the global asymmetry of mineral individuals

RMS-DPI code:  2010-1-149-0
Scientific session:  F1. Real structure of minerals and rocks: Insight in formation processes.
Author listing:  Voytekhovsky Yu.L.
Principal author:  Voytekhovsky Yury L.
Language:  Russian
Abstract - Summary 
(short description):
The symmetry statistics of mineral species and natural mineral individuals are shown to correlate with those of the convex polyhedra and so-called real crystalline simple forms. The result put forward the question whether mineral polyhedra do nothing but use the possibilities given by the 3D euclidean space with no significant influence from the proper crystalline space.
Key words: mineral species, mineral individual, polyhedron, syngony, symmetry, 3D euclidean space, crystalline space.
 
Date of presentation:  13/10/2010
Time of presentation:  12:40
Presentation Place:  Mining University, Hall 1166
 
RMS-DPI code:  2010-1-149-0
Proceeedings volume 
in the RMS catalogue:
 
Modern mineralogy: from theory to practice
Pages:  24-26
File of proceedings 
(PDF): 
 267 K
Status:  printed
Accepted:  14/07/2010
Published on-line:  21/11/2010
Permanent address of publication:  http://www.minsoc.ru/2010-1-149-0/
Contact author(s):  Voytekhovsky, Yury L.

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