Repeated twinning


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twinning of more than two crystals, or parts of crystals.

See also: Twinning

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Although the mineral is orthorhombic, repeated twinning on (110) results in the pseudohexagonal appearance.
Triangular growth lines are common on crystals, as well as striations from repeated twinning of the crystals.
The regularity of intergrowth in these aggregates first suggested that they might have been formed by repeated twinning: the approximate right angle between main and radial individuals is reminiscent of Japan-law twins (compare Fig.

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