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Unformatted text preview: GY 302: Crystallography & Mineralogy GY 302: Crystallography & Mineralogy UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA Lecture 1: Introduction to Crystallography Lecture 1: Introduction to Lecture 1: Introduction to Crystallography Crystallography Today’s Agenda 1. Basics of Crystallography 2. Symmetry Operations What is Crystallography? What is Crystallography? The science of crystallization, crystal form, structure The science of crystallization, crystal form, structure and symmetry. and symmetry. What is Crystallography? Math + Chemistry + Physics = Math + Chemistry + Physics = The science of crystallization, crystal form, structure The science of crystallization, crystal form, structure and symmetry. and symmetry. Why do Crystallography? • • At last count, there are well over 4000 distinct At last count, there are well over 4000 distinct “ “ minerals minerals ” ” in our solar system in our solar system Why do Crystallography? • • At last count, there are well over 4000 distinct At last count, there are well over 4000 distinct “ “ minerals minerals ” ” in our solar system in our solar system • • They are composed of 90+ elements, as well as more They are composed of 90+ elements, as well as more complex ions like CO complex ions like CO 3 2- , SO , SO 4 2- , PO , PO 4 3- etc. etc. Why do Crystallography? • • At last count, there are well over 4000 distinct At last count, there are well over 4000 distinct “ “ minerals minerals ” ” in our solar system in our solar system • • They are composed of 90+ elements, as well as more They are composed of 90+ elements, as well as more complex ions like CO complex ions like CO 3 2- , SO , SO 4 2- , PO , PO 4 3- etc. etc. • • Minerals are assembled according to exact chemical Minerals are assembled according to exact chemical “ “ blueprints blueprints ”… ”… Why do Crystallography?...
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