Triclinic System

Characteristics of Triclinic Crystals:

  • Three crystallographic axes are of unequal lengths that make oblique angles to each other
  • 1-fold symmetry axis as their only symmetry

Common Minerals of the Triclinic System

  • Amblygonite
  • Chalcanthite
  • Microcline
  • Pectolite
  • Plagioclase
  • Polyhalite
  • Rhodonite
  • Turquoise
  • Ulexite
  • Wollastonite