51 relations: Abhurite, Alunite, Antimony, Apatite, Benitoite, Beryl, Bismuth, Boric acid, Bravais lattice, Calcite, Cancrinite, Centrosymmetry, Cerite, Chirality (chemistry), Cinnabar, Close-packing of equal spheres, Corundum, Coxeter notation, Crystal, Crystal structure, Crystal system, Crystallographic point group, Crystallography, Ditrigonal polyhedron, Dolomite, Graphite, Greenockite, Hematite, Hermann–Mauguin notation, Hexagon, Ilmenite, Jarosite, Kalsilite, Lithium tantalate, Mineral, Nepheline, Orbifold notation, Pearson symbol, Point group, Polar point group, Prism (geometry), Quartz, Rhombohedron, Rhombus, Schoenflies notation, Space group, Springer Science+Business Media, Tourmaline, Vanadinite, Wurtzite, ..., Wurtzite crystal structure. Expand index (1 more) »

## Abhurite

Abhurite is a mineral of tin, oxygen, hydrogen, and chlorine with the formula Sn21O6(OH)14Cl16 or Sn3O(OH)2Cl2.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Abhurite · See more »

## Alunite

Alunite is a hydrated aluminium potassium sulfate mineral, formula KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Alunite · See more »

## Antimony

Antimony is a chemical element with symbol Sb (from stibium) and atomic number 51.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Antimony · See more »

## Apatite

Apatite is a group of phosphate minerals, usually referring to hydroxylapatite, fluorapatite and chlorapatite, with high concentrations of OH−, F− and Cl− ions, respectively, in the crystal.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Apatite · See more »

## Benitoite

Benitoite is a rare blue barium titanium silicate mineral, found in hydrothermally altered serpentinite.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Benitoite · See more »

## Beryl

Beryl is a mineral composed of beryllium aluminium cyclosilicate with the chemical formula Be3Al2(SiO3)6.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Beryl · See more »

## Bismuth

Bismuth is a chemical element with symbol Bi and atomic number 83.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Bismuth · See more »

## Boric acid

Boric acid, also called hydrogen borate, boracic acid, orthoboric acid and acidum boricum, is a weak, monobasic Lewis acid of boron, which is often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant, neutron absorber, or precursor to other chemical compounds.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Boric acid · See more »

## Bravais lattice

In geometry and crystallography, a Bravais lattice, named after, is an infinite array of discrete points in three dimensional space generated by a set of discrete translation operations described by: where ni are any integers and ai are known as the primitive vectors which lie in different directions and span the lattice.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Bravais lattice · See more »

## Calcite

Calcite is a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Calcite · See more »

## Cancrinite

Cancrinite is a complex carbonate and silicate of sodium, calcium and aluminium with the formula Na6Ca2·2H2O.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Cancrinite · See more »

## Centrosymmetry

In crystallography, a point group which contains an inversion center as one of its symmetry elements is centrosymmetric.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Centrosymmetry · See more »

## Cerite

Cerite is a complex silicate mineral group containing cerium, formula (Ce,La,Ca)9(Mg,Fe+3)(SiO4)6(SiO3OH)(OH)3.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Cerite · See more »

## Chirality (chemistry)

Chirality is a geometric property of some molecules and ions.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Chirality (chemistry) · See more »

## Cinnabar

Cinnabar and cinnabarite, likely deriving from the κιννάβαρι (kinnabari), refer to the common bright scarlet to brick-red form of mercury(II) sulfide (HgS) that is the most common source ore for refining elemental mercury, and is the historic source for the brilliant red or scarlet pigment termed vermilion and associated red mercury pigments.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Cinnabar · See more »

## Close-packing of equal spheres

In geometry, close-packing of equal spheres is a dense arrangement of congruent spheres in an infinite, regular arrangement (or lattice).

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Close-packing of equal spheres · See more »

## Corundum

Corundum is a crystalline form of aluminium oxide typically containing traces of iron, titanium, vanadium and chromium.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Corundum · See more »

## Coxeter notation

In geometry, Coxeter notation (also Coxeter symbol) is a system of classifying symmetry groups, describing the angles between with fundamental reflections of a Coxeter group in a bracketed notation expressing the structure of a Coxeter-Dynkin diagram, with modifiers to indicate certain subgroups.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Coxeter notation · See more »

## Crystal

A crystal or crystalline solid is a solid material whose constituents (such as atoms, molecules, or ions) are arranged in a highly ordered microscopic structure, forming a crystal lattice that extends in all directions.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Crystal · See more »

## Crystal structure

In crystallography, crystal structure is a description of the ordered arrangement of atoms, ions or molecules in a crystalline material.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Crystal structure · See more »

## Crystal system

In crystallography, the terms crystal system, crystal family and lattice system each refer to one of several classes of space groups, lattices, point groups or crystals.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Crystal system · See more »

## Crystallographic point group

In crystallography, a crystallographic point group is a set of symmetry operations, like rotations or reflections, that leave a central point fixed while moving other directions and faces of the crystal to the positions of features of the same kind.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Crystallographic point group · See more »

## Crystallography

Crystallography is the experimental science of determining the arrangement of atoms in crystalline solids (see crystal structure).

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Crystallography · See more »

## Ditrigonal polyhedron

In geometry, there are seven uniform and uniform dual polyhedra named as ditrigonal.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Ditrigonal polyhedron · See more »

## Dolomite

Dolomite is an anhydrous carbonate mineral composed of calcium magnesium carbonate, ideally The term is also used for a sedimentary carbonate rock composed mostly of the mineral dolomite.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Dolomite · See more »

## Graphite

Graphite, archaically referred to as plumbago, is a crystalline allotrope of carbon, a semimetal, a native element mineral, and a form of coal.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Graphite · See more »

## Greenockite

Greenockite is a rare cadmium bearing metal sulfide mineral consisting of cadmium sulfide (CdS) in crystalline form.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Greenockite · See more »

## Hematite

Hematite, also spelled as haematite, is the mineral form of iron(III) oxide (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Hematite · See more »

## Hermann–Mauguin notation

In geometry, Hermann–Mauguin notation is used to represent the symmetry elements in point groups, plane groups and space groups.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Hermann–Mauguin notation · See more »

## Hexagon

In geometry, a hexagon (from Greek ἕξ hex, "six" and γωνία, gonía, "corner, angle") is a six-sided polygon or 6-gon.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Hexagon · See more »

## Ilmenite

Ilmenite, also known as Manaccanite, is a titanium-iron oxide mineral with the idealized formula.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Ilmenite · See more »

## Jarosite

Jarosite is a basic hydrous sulfate of potassium and iron with a chemical formula of KFe3+3(OH)6(SO4)2.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Jarosite · See more »

## Kalsilite

Kalsilite (KAlSiO4) is a vitreous white to grey feldspathoidal mineral that is found in some potassium-rich lavas, such as from Chamengo Crater in Uganda.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Kalsilite · See more »

## Lithium tantalate

Lithium tantalate (LiTaO3) is a perovskite which possesses unique optical, piezoelectric and pyroelectric properties which make it valuable for nonlinear optics, passive infrared sensors such as motion detectors, terahertz generation and detection, surface acoustic wave applications, cell phones and possibly pyroelectric nuclear fusion.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Lithium tantalate · See more »

## Mineral

A mineral is a naturally occurring chemical compound, usually of crystalline form and not produced by life processes.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Mineral · See more »

## Nepheline

Not to be confused with Nephrite. Nepheline, also called nephelite (from Greek: νεφέλη, "cloud"), is a feldspathoid: a silica-undersaturated aluminosilicate, Na3KAl4Si4O16, that occurs in intrusive and volcanic rocks with low silica, and in their associated pegmatites.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Nepheline · See more »

## Orbifold notation

In geometry, orbifold notation (or orbifold signature) is a system, invented by William Thurston and popularized by the mathematician John Conway, for representing types of symmetry groups in two-dimensional spaces of constant curvature.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Orbifold notation · See more »

## Pearson symbol

The Pearson symbol, or Pearson notation, is used in crystallography as a means of describing a crystal structure, and was originated by W.B. Pearson.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Pearson symbol · See more »

## Point group

In geometry, a point group is a group of geometric symmetries (isometries) that keep at least one point fixed.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Point group · See more »

## Polar point group

In geometry, a polar point group is a point group in which there is more than one point that every symmetry operation leaves unmoved.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Polar point group · See more »

## Prism (geometry)

In geometry, a prism is a polyhedron comprising an n-sided polygonal base, a second base which is a translated copy (rigidly moved without rotation) of the first, and n other faces (necessarily all parallelograms) joining corresponding sides of the two bases.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Prism (geometry) · See more »

## Quartz

Quartz is a mineral composed of silicon and oxygen atoms in a continuous framework of SiO4 silicon–oxygen tetrahedra, with each oxygen being shared between two tetrahedra, giving an overall chemical formula of SiO2.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Quartz · See more »

## Rhombohedron

In geometry, a rhombohedron is a three-dimensional figure like a cube, except that its faces are not squares but rhombi.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Rhombohedron · See more »

## Rhombus

In plane Euclidean geometry, a rhombus (plural rhombi or rhombuses) is a simple (non-self-intersecting) quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Rhombus · See more »

## Schoenflies notation

The Schoenflies (or Schönflies) notation, named after the German mathematician Arthur Moritz Schoenflies, is one of two conventions commonly used to describe point groups.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Schoenflies notation · See more »

## Space group

In mathematics, physics and chemistry, a space group is the symmetry group of a configuration in space, usually in three dimensions.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Space group · See more »

## Springer Science+Business Media

Springer Science+Business Media or Springer, part of Springer Nature since 2015, is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, humanities, technical and medical (STM) publishing.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Springer Science+Business Media · See more »

## Tourmaline

Tourmaline is a crystalline boron silicate mineral compounded with elements such as aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, or potassium.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Tourmaline · See more »

## Vanadinite

Vanadinite is a mineral belonging to the apatite group of phosphates, with the chemical formula Pb5(VO4)3Cl.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Vanadinite · See more »

## Wurtzite

Wurtzite is a zinc iron sulfide mineral ((Zn,Fe)S) a less frequently encountered mineral form of sphalerite.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Wurtzite · See more »

## Wurtzite crystal structure

General hexagonal crystal structure The wurtzite crystal structure, named after the mineral wurtzite, is a crystal structure for various binary compounds.

New!!: Hexagonal crystal family and Wurtzite crystal structure · See more »

## Redirects here:

Hexagonal (crystal system), Hexagonal System, Hexagonal crystal system, Hexagonal lattice system, Hexagonal symmetry, Hexagonal system, Rhombohedral, Rhombohedral Microcrystalline, Rhombohedral crystal system, Rhombohedral lattice, Rhombohedral lattice system, Rhombohedral symmetry, Rhombohedral system, Rhombohedrality, Rhombohedrally, Rhombohedric, Trigonal, Trigonal System, Trigonal crystal system, Trigonal mineral, Trigonal symmetry, Trigonal system, Trigonality.

## References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexagonal_crystal_family