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Monoclinic Crystal System

Minerals like gypsum, micas, orthoclase, and diopside belong to the monoclinic crystal system. Crystals of this system are referred to three axes (a, b, c) of unequal lengths, in which ‘a’ is perpendicular to b, and c, while b, and c are not perpendicular to each other. The ‘c’ and ‘b’ are right angle to …