anorthic


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anorthic

(ænˈɔːθɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) another word for triclinic
[C19: from an- + ortho- + -ic]
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Adj.1.anorthic - having three unequal crystal axes intersecting at oblique anglesanorthic - having three unequal crystal axes intersecting at oblique angles; "triclinic system"
crystallography - the branch of science that studies the formation and structure of crystals
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Monoclinic orthorhombic and anorthic are three crystal systems identified in the mollisols.
After calcination at 400degC, all the reflections due to the tunellite phase vanished and all the detected peaks were indexed to anorthic strontium boron hydroxide (PDF: 01-074-2286) and monoclinic strontium boron hydroxide (PDF: 01-074-2316).
When the natural tunellite was heated to 400degC, the tunellite phase was completely transformed into anorthic and monoclinic strontium borate hydrate.