Galery1, potassium perchlorate 1
Lab Grown Crystals Picture Galery
© 1998 by Udo J.A. Behner
|| : KClO4
|| : orthorhombic bipyramidal
|| : slowly cooling of the aquaous solution
|| : app. 24 hours
|| : up to 5 millimeters
Potassium perchlorate has the same crystal structure as baryte
(barium sulfate; BaSO4) and also the crystals are resembling
some well known forms of baryte crystals.
Its solubility in cold water is rather low which makes the growth of bigger crystals difficult.
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