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It was not common carbonate of lime, for the crystals were rhombohedral and did not show the cleavage of calcite.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II|A.E. Nordenskieold
In composition it differs entirely from sapphire, or the rhombohedral corundum.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The habit of the crystals may be rhombohedral, pyramidal or tabular, rarely prismatic.
The crystals belong to the hexagonal system, and are generally of rhombohedral habit, sometimes twinned.
Hexagonal axes of reference are used: if rhombohedral axes be used many of the simple forms will have two sets of indices.