Monoclinic vs Hyalophane - What's the difference?

monoclinic | hyalophane |


As an adjective monoclinic

is (crystallography) having three unequal axes with two perpendicular and one oblique intersections.

As a noun hyalophane is

(mineral) a monoclinic crystalline mineral, a barium-rich potassium feldspar.

monoclinic

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (crystallography) Having three unequal axes with two perpendicular and one oblique intersections.
  • See also

    * triclinic * orthorhombic * hexagonal * rhombohedral * tetragonal * cubic

    hyalophane

    Noun

  • (mineral) A monoclinic crystalline mineral, a barium-rich potassium feldspar.
  • Synonyms

    * jaloallofane