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Mathematical model / crystal formation


Mathematical model to illustrate crystal formations on a triangular base, of cardboard covered plaster of Paris in colours, made by Alexander Crum Brown, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, c. 1880

Museum reference



History of Science

Object name

Mathematical model / crystal formation

Production information

Crum Brown, Alexander, 1838 - 1922
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe


c. 1880


Plaster of Paris, Cardboard

Physical description

Cardboard covered plaster of Paris, coloured red, blue, yellow and green

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