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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Protein crystals Protein crystals grown at pH around 2 (buffer is KCl buffered with HCl!) showing three different crystal forms (needles, plates and cubes). All three crystal forms diffracted X-rays beyond 1.8Å resolution!
 
Pascal
Cadmium Sulphide as-grown crystal of cadmium sulphide
 
Giovanni Attolini
Rutile Optical image of straw-like rutile monocrystals
 
Andrea Bloise
Gypsum Gypsum group, showing twinned crystals, obtained using gel crystallization.
 
César Menor Salván
1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid and 1,3-benzenedicarboxylic acid Molecular co-crystal of trimesic acid and isophthalic acid grown by hydrothermal synthesis
 
Ren Wiscons

 
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