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Twin boundary
also called composition surface separates the two crystals. Crystallographers classify and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. Crystal twinning occurs when two separate crystals share some of the same crystal lattice points in a symmetrical manner

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  2. The result is an intergrowth of two separate crystals in a variety of specific configurations

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  3. These twin laws are specific to the crystal system

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  4. The type of twinning can be a diagnostic tool in mineral identification

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  5. boundaries occur when two crystals of the same type intergrow, so that only a slight misorientation exists between them

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  6. where two crystallites which share atoms at repeated intervals and have only a minor difference in orientation meet at

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