Definition of Pinakoids

1. pinakoid [n] - See also: pinakoid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinakoids

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

Literary usage of Pinakoids

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

1. Economic Mineralogy: A Practical Guide to the Study of Useful Minerals by Thomas Crook (1921)
"Monoclinic pinakoids. Fig. 48 shows a combination of prism and basal ... 49 shows a combination of three pinakoids. Examples are gypsum (fig. ..."

2. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals by Henry Alexander Miers (1902)
"The Axial pinakoids. no plane of symmetry all the forms are pinakoids, consisting of a single pair of parallel faces. Three of these being arbitrarily ..."

3. Crystallography: A Treatise on the Morphology of Crystals by Nevil Story-Maskelyne (1895)
"And if the indices in a positive and negative form irrespective of sign are the same, the two pinakoids, though not of necessity concurrent, ..."

4. Crystallography: A Treatise on the Morphology of Crystals by Nevil Story-Maskelyne, Mervin Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne (1895)
"And if the indices in a positive and negative form irrespective of sign are the same, the two pinakoids, though not of necessity concurrent, ..."

5. A Treatise on Crystallography by William James Lewis (1899)
"One, two, or all three, pinakoids may be present on any one crystal of the class. The faces of the different pinakoids will as a rule have different ..."

6. A Treatise on Crystallography by William James Lewis (1899)
"The faces of the different pinakoids will as a rule have different physical ... We may, for instance, have the three pinakoids alone, forming a figure ..."

7. Text-book of Systematic Mineralogy by Hilary Bauerman (1881)
"... which brings the opposite halves of the basal pinakoids together in a re-entering angle at the top, as indi- FIG. 304. FIG. ..."

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