Euhedral

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Automorphe (Fr). Idiomorph (Ge). Euedrale (It). 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.

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