Isometric System

Characteristics of Isometric Crystals:

  • Three crystallographic axes are all equal in length
  • Intersect at right angles (90 degrees) to each other
  • Four three-fold symmetry
  • Commonly show faces that are squares, equilateral triangles

Common Minerals of the Isometric System

  • Analcime
  • Cerargyrite
  • Copper
  • Cuprite
  • Fluorite
  • Galena
  • Garnet
  • Gold
  • Halite
  • Lazurite
  • Leucite
  • Silver
  • Spinel
  • Sylvite
  • Uranite