Big Blue

After careful growth and selection, a 2.8 g seed crystal of CuSO4 was suspended in saturated solution on 12/20/96. After returning from semester break on 1/6/97, our baby crystal had grown to a healthy 31.8 g as pictured below. Over 10-fold growth in 17 days. By April, Big Blue was over a kilogram and maxed out at 1146 g.


Big Blue on 1/6/97 at 31.8 g

Big Blue on 2/21/97 at 276 g

Big Blue on 3/5/97
at 470 g

Big Blue on 4/7/97
at 1080 g

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