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Natural Ice Crystals | by Paul's Lab
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Natural Ice Crystals

This is a photo of ice crystals, taken last winter in my backyard, using my Canon SX110 IS in macro-mode with no extra lighting. Water vapor from the cold winter air sublimed on a metal frame, creating these wonderful, hoppered crystals. They can be called gas-phase grown, but it was all done by mother nature and not by myself, Paul, from www.paulslab.com

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Taken on January 29, 2011