Isotropic Crystal Identification

  • Richard E. Stoiber
  • Stearns A. Morse


Isotropic substances are those in which light travels with the same velocity regardless of direction. Isotropic substances include crystals of the isometric (cubic) system, unstrained glasses, both natural and artificial, and most liquids and gases.1


Refractive Index Cleavage Plane Cleavage Crack Anisotropic Crystal Stage Rotation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard E. Stoiber
    • 1
  • Stearns A. Morse
    • 2
  1. 1.Dartmouth CollegeUSA
  2. 2.University of Massachusetts at AmherstUSA

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