Friday, November 23, 2012

Epsom salt and its colors

Magnesium sulfate or Epsom (MgSO4·7H2O) is common salt that appears in many environments. Under the microscope it has numerous habits and colors depending on the concentration, temperature, ionic composition und many other things. In polarized light appear countless, magnificant colors and forms.   

Epsom in polarized light.

Epsom in normal light.

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