Monoclinic Crystal Structure

The monoclinic unit cell model shown in the image is approximately 200mm (8") per side and is ideal for classroom demonstration. Crystals showing a monoclinic structure include gypsum and mica. 

SKU: 69102
Unit monoclinic crystal lattice system model, 8 green atoms


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 The model of the monoclinic system has the following specifications:

  • The front & back planes form a rectangle; vertical bonds are 65mm; horizontal are 125mm
  • The front plane connects to the back plane with 83mm bonds
  • The acute angle in the top & bottom planes is 60-70 degrees
  • The obtuse angles in the top & bottom planes is 110-120 degrees
  • There are holes in the equatorial position that are 60 or 70 & 110 or 120 degrees apart
  • The top atoms connect to the bottom atoms using the polar holes


69393CAtom, Unit, 45mm, green (halogen)8
69396CUnit Radial Peg, each16
69397CUnit Polar Peg, each8
69150-60Unit Blue Plastic Bond, 60mm4
69150-80Unit Blue Plastic Bond, 80mm4
69150-120Unit Blue Plastic Bond, 120mm4