Definition of Pinakoid

1. a crystal face [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinakoid

pinacolone
pinacolones
pinacols
pinacone
pinacones
pinacotheca
pinacothecas
pinacothek
pinacotheks
pinacyanol
pinafore
pinafored
pinafores
pinakbet
pinakiolite
pinakoid (current term)
pinakoids
pinakone
pinakones
pinakothek
pinakotheks
pinalite
pinane
pinanediol
pinang
pinangs
pinas
pinaster
pinasters
pinata

Literary usage of Pinakoid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Crystallography: A Treatise on the Morphology of Crystals by Nevil Story-Maskelyne (1895)
"The three pinakoid forms parallel to the axial planes may be termed the ... and the basal pinakoid {oor}, parallel to the axes X and Y: the prefixes para ..."

2. Crystallography: A Treatise on the Morphology of Crystals by Nevil Story-Maskelyne, Mervin Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne (1895)
"The three pinakoid forms parallel to the axial planes may be termed the ... the faces of the para-pinakoid being then at the sides and those of the ..."

3. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals by Henry Alexander Miers (1902)
"(2) Brachy-pinakoid {010}.—When the pole is at B the form consists of the pair of parallel faces which are parallel both to the vertical axis and to the ..."

4. A Treatise on Crystallography by William James Lewis (1899)
"Thus we have the makro-pinakoid {100} including (100) and (100), both of which are perpendicular to XX, and parallel to YYt and ZZt. ..."

5. A Treatise on Crystallography by William James Lewis (1899)
"They constitute the pinakoid {hOl}. The particular case, obtained by drawing planes through ... These particular cases only differ from the pinakoid \hQl\, ..."

6. Economic Mineralogy: A Practical Guide to the Study of Useful Minerals by Thomas Crook (1921)
"pinakoid.—A form consisting of only a pair of parallel faces is called a ... All triclinic crystals consist of combinations of simple pinakoid forms. ..."

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