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Glossary of Terms

Isometric

Any mineral that falls under the following specifications belongs to the isometric crystal system:
Three axes, all of them are equal in length and lie at 90° from the other.

The term isometric is also used to describe any mineral equal in all three dimensions.

3D Animated Illustration of the Isometric System with Axes
Crystals kindly provided by Smorf

 

Pyrite is a Member of the Isometric System



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