Using the American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database in the Classroom
Christine Clark, Robert Downs 2004 Journal of Geoscience Education v52 p76-80

This is an online version of a paper published in the Journal of Geoscience Education which discusses the use of the American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database in the setting of secondary and university-level science education. The paper describes the format of the database, how to obtain crystal structure data from it, ancillary visualization software, and suggestions for ways to implement the database for teaching chemistry and mineralogy.


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Subject: Education, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography
Resource Type: Scientific Resources, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities, Journal Article
Topics: Education, Solid Earth:Mineralogy:CrystallographyKeywords: XtallDraw, Xpow, SPEEDEN