Inversion twin

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

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