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Glossary of Terms

Monoclinic

Any mineral that falls under the following specifications belongs to the monoclinic crystal system:
Three axes, all of them are unequal in length. Two of them are at right angles to each other, while the third is lies at an angle other than 90°.

3D Animated Illustration of the Monoclinic System with Axes
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Monoclinic Selenite Crystal



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