Euhedral

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A crystal is called '''euhedral''' if it i bounded by sharp, easily recognised faces. The opposite term is '''anhedral'''. An intermediate texture with some faces well formed is termed '''subhedral'''.
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A crystal is called '''euhedral''' if it is bounded by sharp, easily recognised faces. The opposite term is '''anhedral'''. An intermediate texture with some faces well formed is termed '''subhedral'''.
==See also==
==See also==

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Automorphe (Fr). Idiomorph (Ge). Идиоморфизм (Ru). 自形 (Ja). Euhédrico (Sp).


A crystal is called euhedral if it is bounded by sharp, easily recognised faces. The opposite term is anhedral. An intermediate texture with some faces well formed is termed subhedral.

See also