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– Oxalic Acid Crystals –

Department – Chemistry & Biochemistry (Undergraduate Student) –
Research Field – Materials Chemistry –
How image was captured – Smartphone Camera –

Research Impact & Significance – The photo shows the product of a crystallization of some oxalic acid. The oxalic acid was used for a coprecipitation of “synrock”, which is a type of mineral created in the lab for the purpose of nuclear waste storage.