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Point Groups and Bravais Lattices

Point Groups and Bravais Lattices

The 32 crystallographic point groups are rendered by the Rayshade 3-D ray tracing program.  Animated GIF movies and high resolution JPEG images may be downloaded and used to illustrate symmetries of the crystallographic point groups.  The following article provides detailed information regarding the use of the three-dimensional point group renderings....

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