Crystal formation and its relationship to math
Name: marci l strand
Date: Around 1995
What do crystal formations have to do with math?
Each atom in a crystal lattice goes into a predictable position. That is,
if you know the type of crystal you are working with, and assuming someone
has made the appropriate measurements of the lattice constants (angles and
spacings of atoms) you could calculate the relative positions (approximate-
ly) of all atoms in the crystal.
gregory r bradburn
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