Cover Flint E. Essentials of cristallography
Id: 8454

Essentials of cristallography.

234 pp. (English).
  • Hardcover


This is the second English edition of the standard Soviet textbook on crystallography for university faculties of geology and mining. It sets out the essentials of the subject (the theory of crystals), indicates its connections with other disciplines, and explains the basic laws governing the development, growth, structure and constant symmetry of crystals, and the laws of constancy of angle, whole numbers, zones, and crystallographic limits. The forms ...(More)of crystal growth are reviewed, a survey given of the simple forms by classes, and the most important crystal properties described. The book also includes tables relating the notation for the simple forms of crystal used in the USSR to those used in other countries.