Collection of artificially grown crystals

This collection of crystals has been selected by the IUCr Commission on Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials as examples of high-quality crystals grown artificially. If you would like to add your examples, please use the submission form.

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trithiocarbonate pyrrolidinium This picture was captured with a optic microscope. The molecule is a new ionic liquid complexe.
Noel Pinaud
zeolite LTA Na12(H2O)27[AlSiO4]12 – an open framework silicate obtained from hydrothermal synthesis at ~90ºC. Sodium and water fill the huge channels and can diffuse easily
Miguel Gregorkiewitz
silver iodobromide AgBr0.9I0.1 tabular grain, (111) face, with dislocations and strain fields
Tom Blanton
Ni-doped forsterite Optical image for single crystals of Ni-doped forsterite
Andrea Bloise
Silicon dioxide Silicon oxide nanowires grown from the same seed particle forming a nanostructure with spider-like shape
Marco Negri and Paola Lagonegro

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