Rotation twin

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<Font color="black"> Geminato per rotazione </Font>(''It'')
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<Font color="blue"> Macle par rotation </Font> (''Fr''). <Font color="black"> Geminato per rotazione </Font>(''It'')
Two crystals forming a ''[[twin]]'' are symmetrically related by a rotation axis (''twin axis'').
Two crystals forming a ''[[twin]]'' are symmetrically related by a rotation axis (''twin axis'').
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==See also ==
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Chapter 3.3 of ''International Tables of Crystallography, Volume D''<br>
[[Category:Fundamental crystallography]]
[[Category:Fundamental crystallography]]

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Macle par rotation (Fr). Geminato per rotazione (It)


Two crystals forming a twin are symmetrically related by a rotation axis (twin axis).

See also

Chapter 3.3 of International Tables of Crystallography, Volume D