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Cubic/ Isometric Crystal System

Some common minerals like galena, garnet, fluorite, and magnetite are found in cubic or isometric crystal systems. The crystals of this group have three mutually perpendicular axes of equal lengths. These axes are interchangeable and are designated as a1, a2, and a3. The axes of cubic/isometric crystal systems are as follows. Classes of Isometric System …

Six types of Crystal Systems

There are hundreds of minerals on the earth, which are found in different crystal forms. These crystal forms are grouped into six major crystal forms. These crystal forms are as follows. (1). Cubic or Isometric Crystal System: The crystals belonging to this system have three mutually perpendicular axes of equal lengths. These axes are designated …