Brachypinacoid - definition of Brachypinacoid by The Free Dictionary
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|n.||1.||(Crytallog.) A plane of an orthorhombic crystal which is parallel both to the vertical axis and to the shorter lateral (brachydiagonal) axis.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In addition to the most common habit, two specimens show crystals bladed parallel to the b-axis (habit 2), and three loose crystals consist of the dipyramid terminated by the brachypinacoid