Chapter 1.2 Application to the crystal systems

Mathematical, physical and chemical tables

First Online Edition (2006)

Part 1. Crystal geometry and symmetry

  1. E. Koch

Published Online: 1 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1107/97809553602060000573

International Tables for Crystallography

International Tables for Crystallography

How to Cite

Koch, E. 2006. Application to the crystal systems. International Tables for Crystallography. C:1:1.2:6–9.

Author Information

  1. Institut für Mineralogie, Petrologie und Kristallographie, Universität Marburg, Hans-Meerwein-Strasse, D-35032 Marburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2006


In this chapter, all general formulae from Chapter 1.1 are simplified according to the metrical specializations in the monoclinic, orthorhombic, trigonal and hexagonal, tetragonal and cubic crystal systems.


  • crystal systems;
  • crystals;
  • cubic crystal system;
  • hexagonal crystal system;
  • monoclinic crystal system;
  • orthorhombic crystal system;
  • rhombohedral crystal system;
  • tetragonal crystal system;
  • triclinic crystal system;
  • trigonal crystal system