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Minerals, Crystals and Their Systems

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Author:Charles Lewton-Brain
Description: An introductory listing of definitions and nomenclature concerning gem materials. Includes geometric and symmetrical properties of some gemstones, with diagrams, and major gemstones listed by crystal system.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations, Geology

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