hexagonal system


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hexagonal system

[hek′sag·ə·nəl ′sis·təm]
(crystallography)
A crystal system that has three equal axes intersecting at 120° and lying in one plane; a fourth, unequal axis is perpendicular to the other three.
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Though such effects are weak and only a few plates are obtained, our studies further prove the formation mechanism discussed in the hexagonal system (Wang et al.
Deng [6, 7] gave formula for calculating the PI index of cata-condensed hexagonal systems and TUVC6 [2 p, q].