pseudosymmetry


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pseudosymmetry

(ˌsjuːdəʊˈsɪmɪtrɪ)
n, pl -tries
(Minerals) crystallog the resemblance of a crystal to an order to which it does not belong
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As discussed below, the trigonal pseudosymmetry is very apparent in the morphology of weloganite crystals.
This is neither the symmetry plane nor the pseudosymmetry plane, but only the plane where the inversion of secondary Manebach twins occurs.