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twin axis


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An axis of a twinned crystal (see crystal twinning), normally at right angles to the twin plane and frequently related to the crystallographic axis of the crystal. The relation between the different parts of the crystal may be described with reference to a 180° rotation about the twin axis.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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