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Figure 2. 0kl layer of the “sillimullite” crystal calculated
from all 2D frames of the full data set. View parallel to a*, c*
pointing down, b* pointing right. Inset in the upper right with
enlarged central area: The smaller gray frame refers to the
“sillimullite” reciprocal unit cell, the larger white one to mullite,
indicating the doubling of c in “sillimullite”.
http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am-2015-4966 when paper is live.
This figure can be found in the July 2015 issue.

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