Sentence Examples


  • Crystals of azurite belong to the monoclinic system; they have a vitreous lustre and are translucent.
  • It forms monoclinic crystals which are very soluble in water.
  • Crystals are prismatic, acicular or scaly in habit; they have a perfect cleavage parallel to the brachypinacoid (M in the figure).
  • The crystals are feebly doubly refracting, and in polarized light exhibit a banded structure parallel to the cube faces.
  • Each cell contains a zinc plate, immersed in a solution of zinc sulphate, and also a porous chamber containing crystals of copper sulphate and a copper plate.