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07-10. Goethite #2.

The tangram temple.

When you look closely at a Goethite side view of its polyhedral structure, it curiously takes the shape of one of this well know Japanese triangle game called Tangram. Is there any connection between the two? Difficult to say but troubling coincidence all the same.

07-11. Goethite #3.

Futurism dealt with a lot of curves and repetitive patterns.

Could Geothite have been the secret inspiration of this artform? From prehistorical cave dwelling to the easel of an Italian painter from the 1920s – this is a long stretch, but the crystal polyhedral structure is an inviting geometry.

07-12. Goethite #4.

I wonder what Goethe would have said to this one. The inner crystal structure simplicity and lightness is just*…show more content…*

I’m not a great friend of the “theory of color”, I didn’t read “the metamorphosis of plants”, but this little crystal named after him was a pleasure to work with.

07-16. Agricolaite #1.

To stay with minerals named after famous people, I’ll study the Agricolaite this week, a Bohemian crystal named after Georgius Agricola. Georg Bauer (Agricola in Latin) was a German scientist from the mid-1400’s that many call the “father of mineralogy” because of the many books he wrote on the subject.

Agricolaite is a yellow-green, monoclinic crystal of symmetry B2/b. It comes in tiny, microscopic clusters. Its geometry makes its core triangle pattern somehow look like a soliton, a unique, self-contained mathematical figure.

So far, Agricolaite has only been found in central Europe. It has been located, identified and approved as a unique crystal in 2010.

Not related, there is also a famous Central Europe board game called Agricola. It is a resource management game. Something the Agricolaite had to face too being that small in the larger mineral universe!

07-17. Agricolaite #2.

From a resource by Han, Rong, Chen and

The tangram temple.

When you look closely at a Goethite side view of its polyhedral structure, it curiously takes the shape of one of this well know Japanese triangle game called Tangram. Is there any connection between the two? Difficult to say but troubling coincidence all the same.

07-11. Goethite #3.

Futurism dealt with a lot of curves and repetitive patterns.

Could Geothite have been the secret inspiration of this artform? From prehistorical cave dwelling to the easel of an Italian painter from the 1920s – this is a long stretch, but the crystal polyhedral structure is an inviting geometry.

07-12. Goethite #4.

I wonder what Goethe would have said to this one. The inner crystal structure simplicity and lightness is just

I’m not a great friend of the “theory of color”, I didn’t read “the metamorphosis of plants”, but this little crystal named after him was a pleasure to work with.

07-16. Agricolaite #1.

To stay with minerals named after famous people, I’ll study the Agricolaite this week, a Bohemian crystal named after Georgius Agricola. Georg Bauer (Agricola in Latin) was a German scientist from the mid-1400’s that many call the “father of mineralogy” because of the many books he wrote on the subject.

Agricolaite is a yellow-green, monoclinic crystal of symmetry B2/b. It comes in tiny, microscopic clusters. Its geometry makes its core triangle pattern somehow look like a soliton, a unique, self-contained mathematical figure.

So far, Agricolaite has only been found in central Europe. It has been located, identified and approved as a unique crystal in 2010.

Not related, there is also a famous Central Europe board game called Agricola. It is a resource management game. Something the Agricolaite had to face too being that small in the larger mineral universe!

07-17. Agricolaite #2.

From a resource by Han, Rong, Chen and

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