Inversion twin

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<Font color="blue"> Macle par inversion </Font> (''Fr''). <Font color="red"> Inversionszwilling </Font> (''Ge''). <Font color="green"> Macla por inversión </Font> (''Sp''). <Font color="black"> Geminato per inversione </Font>(''It'')
<Font color="blue"> Macle par inversion </Font> (''Fr''). <Font color="red"> Inversionszwilling </Font> (''Ge''). <Font color="green"> Macla por inversión </Font> (''Sp''). <Font color="black"> Geminato per inversione </Font>(''It'')
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==Definition==
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Two crystals forming a ''[[twin]]'' are symmetrically related by an inversion centre (''twin centre'').
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Two crystals form an ''inversion [[twin]]'' when the [[twin operation]] is an inversion through a centre (''twin centre'').
== See also ==
== See also ==
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[[Category:Fundamental crystallography]]
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[[Category:Twinning]]

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Macle par inversion (Fr). Inversionszwilling (Ge). Macla por inversión (Sp). Geminato per inversione (It)

Definition

Two crystals form an inversion twin when the twin operation is an inversion through a centre (twin centre).

See also

twinning by inversion