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ERIC Number: EJ018960
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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Tinker Toys, Crystallography, and the Introductory Mineralogy Course
Buseck, Peter R.
J Geol Educ, 18, 1, 26-30, 70 Jan
Describes the use of Tinker Toys to construct three dimensional models of crystals useful in illustrating many concepts of crystallography. Space lattices representing all of the Bravais types can be constructed. Also discusses the use of appropriate models to demonstrate the various symmetry operations. Bibliography. (LC)
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