- a solid bounded by six rhombic planes.
Origin of rhombohedron
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This plane, which truncates the edge of the rhombohedron and has the indices , is called a “glide-plane.”
As in the other rhombohedral carbonates, the crystals possess perfect cleavages parallel to the faces of the rhombohedron.
- a six-sided prism whose sides are parallelograms
C19: from rhombus + -hedron
- A prism with six faces, each a rhombus.
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