Crystal structure represented by a wooden regular octahedron

Made:
1812-1900
maker:
Unknown

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Crystal structure represented by a wooden regular octahedron composed of (0.75cm) wooden cubes. Thirteen layers of cubes forming a regular structure.

Part of a collection of models used to teach Crystallography at King's College London in the nineteenth century.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1927-2066/15
Materials:
mahogany (wood) and paper (fibre product)
type:
wooden model
credit:
King's College, London