Posts from the ‘crystals’ Category

biocanvas:

A crystallized solution of succinic acid and urea at 50-times magnification.

Image by Edy Kieser.

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biocanvas:

A crystallized mixture of glycine (the smallest amino acid), tartaric acid (commonly found in many wines), and resorcinol (a component of some skin creams).

Image by Edy Kieser.

This is beautiful, it looks like a flock of golden birds in the sky. Can’t determine if it was purposeful or not..

biocanvas:

A crystallized mixture of acetaldehyde and methylene blue.

Image by John E. Hart.

This is way trippy.

earthshaped:

Cuprosklodowskite 

A large matrix specimen with a good covering of large, freestanding Cuprosklodowskite crystals.

Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Western area, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre) 

biocanvas:

A cyrstallized solution of sodium hydroxide, sodium sulfate, and D76, a photochemical made by Kodak.

Image by Loes Modderman, Science Art.