Inversion twin

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==Definition==
==Definition==
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Two crystals form an ''inversion [[twin]]'' when the [[twin operation]] is an inversion through a centre (''twin centre'').
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Two domains of one crystal form an ''inversion [[twin]]'' when the [[twin operation]] is an inversion through a centre (''twin centre'').
== See also ==
== See also ==

Revision as of 19:12, 26 August 2013

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

Definition

Two domains of one crystal form an inversion twin when the twin operation is an inversion through a centre (twin centre).

See also

twinning by inversion